The Golden Knights scored their first official goal in Las Vegas just moments after honoring shooting victims and the crowd went nuts

It was an emotional night in Las Vegas on Tuesday as the NHL's expansion Golden Knights honored the victims and first responders of the recent shooting that killed 58 people just prior to their first-ever regular season game in Las Vegas.


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As can be seen in the image above, prior to the game, the team put the names of the victims on the ice. There was also a 58-second moment of silence.

The team was also introduced along with first responders.

Once the game started, the players kept emotions riding high.

Just 2.5 minutes into the game, the Arizona Coyotes got caught flat-footed when they thought they had a turnover. Instead, the puck was pushed up to Tomas Nosek who fired one past the goalie.

The crowd went absolutely bonkers and erupted like something typically reserved for the Stanley Cup Final.

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Oct 10, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; The Vegas Golden Knights honor the 58 victims (as shown on the jumbotron) and the Las Vegas area first responders of the Oct 1 mass shooting by gunman Stephen Paddock prior to a NHL hockey game against the Arizona Coyotes at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 10, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland (5) speaks about the Las Vegas shooting massacre before a game against the Arizona Coyotes at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 10, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; A survivor of the Las Vegas shootings drops the ceremonial first puck for Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson (23) and Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Jason Garrison (7) as Golden Knights owner Bill Foley watches before the first period at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 10: Vegas Strong logos are projected on the ice and shown on the scoreboard before the Vegas Golden Knights' inaugural regular-season home opener against the Arizona Coyotes at T-Mobile Arena on October 10, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Golden Knights honored first responders and victims of last week's mass shooting at the game. On October 1, Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and injured more than 450 after he opened fire on a large crowd at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. The massacre is one of the deadliest mass shooting events in U.S. history. The Golden Knights won 5-2. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 10: The Vegas Golden Knights and the Arizona Coyotes stand at attention during the national anthem prior to the Golden Knights' inaugural regular-season home opener at T-Mobile Arena on October 10, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Golden Knights honored first responders and victims of last week's mass shooting at the game. On October 1, Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and injured more than 450 after he opened fire on a large crowd at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. The massacre is one of the deadliest mass shooting events in U.S. history. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 10: The Vegas Golden Knights and the Arizona Coyotes stand at attention during the national anthem prior to the Golden Knights' inaugural regular-season home opener at T-Mobile Arena on October 10, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Golden Knights honored first responders and victims of last week's mass shooting at the game. On October 1, Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and injured more than 450 after he opened fire on a large crowd at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. The massacre is one of the deadliest mass shooting events in U.S. history. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 10: Members of the Arizona Coyotes and the Vegas Golden Knights warm up before the Golden Knights' inaugural regular-season home opener at T-Mobile Arena on October 10, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Golden Knights won 5-2. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 10: David Perron #57 of the Vegas Golden Knights celebrates a first-period goal by James Neal #18 against the Arizona Coyotes during the Golden Knights' inaugural regular-season home opener at T-Mobile Arena on October 10, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Golden Knights won 5-2. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 10: Deryk Engelland (C) #5 of the Vegas Golden Knights celebrates with teammates (L-R) Erik Haula #56, Brendan Leipsic #13, Brayden McNabb #3 and Jonathan Marchessault #81 after Engelland scored a first-period goal against the Arizona Coyotes during the Golden Knights' inaugural regular-season home opener at T-Mobile Arena on October 10, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Golden Knights won 5-2. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Oct 10, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; General exterior view of the T-Mobile Arena with the hashtag #VegasStrong on the marquee before the Vegas Golden Knights inaugural season first home game. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 10, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; General exterior view of the T-Mobile Arena before the Vegas Golden Knights inaugural regular season game. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 10, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; A b illboard on Tropicana Avenue with the hashtag "VegasStrong" is seen before a game between the Arizona Coyotes and the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 10, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; A billboard on Tropicana Avenue with the words "We (love) Las Vegas" is seen before a game between the Arizona Coyotes and the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 10, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; A billboard on Tropicana Avenue with the words "Love for my city" is seen before a game between the Arizona Coyotes and the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 10, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29), defenseman Nate Schmidt (88) and defenseman Jason Garrison (7) celebrate after defeating the Coyotes in 5-2 in the inaugural regular season home game in Golden Knights franchise history. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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The Golden Knights went on to score three more times in the period to take a commanding 4-1 lead after the first 20 minutes of regular season NHL action in Las Vegas.

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