Stanley Cup Playoffs: Theodore vaults Vegas, Khudobin backstops Stars

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Game 7 Friday in the Stanley Cup Playoffs did not disappoint, with two electrifying contests entertaining fans across the NHL. Let’s take a look at the contributions from WHL Alumni for the evening of Friday, September 4.

Dallas Stars (5) vs. Colorado Avalanche (4) – OT
Dallas wins best-of-seven series 4-3

Former Saskatoon Blades goaltender Anton Khudobin made 40 saves to backstop the Dallas Stars to a 5-4 overtime win and 4-3 series triumph to advance to the NHL’s Western Conference final.

Former Kelowna Rockets forward Jamie Benn recorded an assist.

Vancouver Canucks (0) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (3)
Vegas wins best-of-seven series 4-3

Former Seattle Thunderbirds defenceman Shea Theodore added another highlight-reel goal to his post-season portfolio as the Vegas Golden Knights blanked the Vancouver Canucks by a 3-0 margin to advance to the Western Conference final.

Theodore’s sixth goal of the post-season came with only 6:08 to go in regulation of a game that was deadlocked 0-0.

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