Anthony Mantha scores in final minute to lift Detroit Red Wings to 3-2 win over Vegas Golden Knights
By PAUL HARRIS
DETROIT — Anthony Mantha scored with 30.9 seconds left to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 comeback victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Sunday night.
Mantha broke in alone off the right wing after taking a pass off the boards from Robby Fabbri, then beat goalie Malcolm Subban with a wrist shot from the right circle. Mantha has 11 goals this season.
Andreas Athanasiou and defenseman Madison Bowey also scored and Jonathan Bernier made 17 saves to help the Red Wings win their second straight game.
Jonathan Marchessault and Max Pacioretty scored for Vegas and Subban stopped 16 shots. The Golden Knights are 1-2-3 in their last six.
Bowey tied it at 2 with 9:03 left in the third period, scoring from the inside portion of the right circle while being hauled down by the William Carrier. It was Bowey’s first goal of the season.
Athanasiou tied it 1-1 with a power-play goal with 45 seconds left in the opening period. He scored on a one-time shot from the right circle.