The Capitals played their first ever game in Las Vegas and a familiar face dropped the first puck.
Nationals MVP outfielder Bryce Harper participated in the ceremonial faceoff between captains Alex Ovechkin and James Neal.
Harper was born and raised in Las Vegas.
Harper wore a number 89 Vegas Golden Knights jersey of Alex Tuch and an old school Washington hat.
— Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) December 24, 2017
Harper would also end up meeting with a few fans before the game.
— Brian Killingsworth (@BKillin7) December 24, 2017
Tuch would end up scoring the game’s first goal two minutes and thirty-seven seconds into the first period.
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