Tomas Plekanec

Smith leads Golden Knights to 6-3 win over Canadiens

It was a great time for Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley to visit the locker room after their latest win.

The Golden Knights had just beaten one of the NHL's Original Six teams, set another record for an expansion team in its inaugural season, and they also leapfrogged the Tampa Bay Lightning for the top spot in the NHL standings with 82 points.

Reilly Smith had two goals and an assist to lead Vegas to a 6-3 win over the struggling Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.

"It's fantastic for us, it's fantastic for the team, it's fantastic for the fans — I love it," Foley said. "It's really unbelievable and I wish Reilly would have gotten that last...

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