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Nick DeSimone breaks tie, Sharks beat Golden Knights 5-3

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  • Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury blocks a shot as a teammate's broken stick flies by during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game against the San Jose Sharks, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas.

    Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury blocks a shot as a teammate's broken stick flies by during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game against the San Jose Sharks, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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  • Vegas Golden Knights' Vadim Shipachyov, center, skates through San Jose Sharks' Chris Tierney, left, and defenseman Dylan DeMelo during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas.

    Vegas Golden Knights' Vadim Shipachyov, center, skates through San Jose Sharks' Chris Tierney, left, and defenseman Dylan DeMelo during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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  • Vegas Golden Knights' Oscar Lindberg checks San Jose Sharks' Dylan DeMelo into the boards during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas.

    Vegas Golden Knights' Oscar Lindberg checks San Jose Sharks' Dylan DeMelo into the boards during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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  • Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury blocks a shot by San Jose Sharks' Mikkel Boedker, left, during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas.

    Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury blocks a shot by San Jose Sharks' Mikkel Boedker, left, during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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  • Washington Capitals' Taylor Chorney (4) checks St. Louis Blues' Brayden Schenn (10) as Capitals' Braden Holtby (70) looks on during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in St. Louis.

    Washington Capitals' Taylor Chorney (4) checks St. Louis Blues' Brayden Schenn (10) as Capitals' Braden Holtby (70) looks on during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in St. Louis.
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  • Washington Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly (25) scores against St. Louis Blues' Jake Allen, bottom, during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in St. Louis.

    Washington Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly (25) scores against St. Louis Blues' Jake Allen, bottom, during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in St. Louis.
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  • St. Louis Blues' Carl Gunnarsson (4), of Sweden, collides with Washington Capitals' Tim Wilson (43) during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in St. Louis.

    St. Louis Blues' Carl Gunnarsson (4), of Sweden, collides with Washington Capitals' Tim Wilson (43) during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in St. Louis.
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  • New York Islanders goalie Thomas Greiss defends as Philadelphia Flyers' Waynes Simmonds attempts to screen a shot on goal during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game , Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Philadelphia.

    New York Islanders goalie Thomas Greiss defends as Philadelphia Flyers' Waynes Simmonds attempts to screen a shot on goal during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game , Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Philadelphia.
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  • Philadelphia Flyers' Brian Elliott holds onto the puck during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game against the New York Islanders, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Philadelphia.

    Philadelphia Flyers' Brian Elliott holds onto the puck during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game against the New York Islanders, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Philadelphia.
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LAS VEGAS -- Nick DeSimone broke a tie midway through the third period in the San Jose Sharks' 5-3 exhibition victory over the expansion Vegas Golden Knights on Sunday night.

Marcus Sorensen, Chris Tierney, Barclay Goodrow and Joel Ward also scored for the Sharks. Aaron Dell made 20 saves in the first 1 1/2 periods, and Troy Grosenick stopped 14 shots the rest of the way for the victory.

Erik Haula, David Perron and Colin Miller scored for Vegas, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves.

CAPITALS 4, BLUES 3

At St. Louis, Brett Connolly scored with 4:26 left to lift Washington past St. Louis.

Tom Wilson, Devante Smith-Pelly and John Carlson also scored for the Capitals, and Braden Holtby made 20 saves. Wilson was ejected late in the second period when he received a game misconduct for boarding Sam Blais.

Wade Megan, Dmitrij Jason and Braden Schenn scored for St. Louis. Jake Allen stopped 17 shots.

ISLANDERS 5, FLYERS 2

At Philadelphia, Anthony Beauvillier scored twice in a 3:39 span late in the second period and early in third to help New York beat Philadelphia.

Dennis Seidenberg, Anders Lee and Steve Bernier also scored for New York, and Thomas Greiss made 31 saves.

Michael Raffl and Wayne Simmonds scored for the Flyers, and Brian Elliott stopped 17 shots.

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