Vegas beat the Jets Sunday 2-1 to win the Western Conference final series in five games.
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The stunningly successful expansion squad is headed to the Stanley Cup Final after beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 Sunday to win the Western Conference final series in five games.Nobody could have scripted Vegas, a 500-1 long shot at the start of the season, making the playoffs – let alone earning a shot at Lord Stanley's Cup.But the Golden Knights, who finished 5th in the league during the regular season, just knocked off the No. 2 team in the regular season in Winnipeg, which in the conference semifinals knocked off the No. 1 team in the regular season, Nashville.Vegas clinched all three of its Western Conference series on the road, becoming the seventh team in NHL history to accomplish such a feat.Vegas, which had just two players under contract at this time last year, heads into the final round with a 12-3 playoff record after outscoring its Western Conference opponents 42-27 .Vegas has allowed the least amount of goals in the playoffs, among teams that have played 10 games.
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