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Right now, Vegas Golden Knights fans are very upbeat, much like Frank Sinatra’s classic ballad, “Luck be a Lady.” The franchise hopes they have hit the jackpot by drafting Oscar Lindberg. It came as no surprise when the Knights selected Lindberg off the New York Rangers’ unprotected list in this summer’s NHL Expansion Draft. Each
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We’re officially under two months until the NHL’s 31st franchise becomes a real-life, on-the-ice product. Do you know the Golden Knights? Take the steps to ready yourself, loyal local, before VGK kicks off preseason play against the Vancouver Canucks on Sep. 17. Not prepared just yet to dive into advanced statistics and analytics? It’s cool.
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With all due respect to the bustling metropolises of Glendale, Arizona and Ottawa, Ontario, the National Hockey League has not set up shop in a truly iconic city anytime in recent memory. So when Las Vegas was granted an NHL franchise last June, it was new territory for the notoriously conservative league. What to Call
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The Vegas Golden Knights have traded Marc Methot to the Dallas Stars in exchange for goaltender prospect Dylan Ferguson and a second-round draft pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. The 32-year-old Method is coming off his fifth season with the Ottawa Senators in 2016-17 and his 11th year in the NHL after spending parts of six
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After rampant speculation lasting nearly a calendar year, all 30 National Hockey League teams have released their protection lists for the upcoming NHL Expansion Draft. Ever since 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (err, sorry, make that 10:30) Sunday morning, there have been heads scratched around the league due to the sheer volume of inexplicable decisions, many
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This is a collaboration between Vegas Golden Knights writers Thomas Conroy and Shayna Goldman analyzing the 2017 Expansion Draft by each division. Here are the previews for the Atlantic, Metropolitan and Central Divisions. The Vegas Golden Knights have a great opportunity to make life difficult for their Pacific Division rivals. How? Well, the Knights’ strategy
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This is a collaboration between Vegas Golden Knights writers Thomas Conroy and Shayna Goldman analyzing the 2017 Expansion Draft by division. The Atlantic Division preview can be found here and the Metropolitan Division preview can be found here. 2017 Expansion Draft Rules As it was explained in the Metropolitan Division preview, all 30 NHL franchises must abide
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Later this month, the Vegas Golden Knights will make history when the NHL’s 31st team selects their inaugural roster from the 30 other NHL teams. Those selections—made by GM George McPhee—will join Reid Duke, Vadim Shipachyov, and Tomas Hyka, who were previously signed as free agents by the Golden Knights. To celebrate this historic event,
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The Vegas Golden Knights are once again making moves ahead of the NHL Expansion Draft. Their latest move came Thursday when they signed former Los Angeles Kings draft pick Tomas Hyka to a one-year entry-level contract worth $710,000. The deal makes Hyka just the third player within the Golden Knights’ organization alongside Duke Reid and Vadim
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It’s the final week in May, which means it’s obviously a great time to talk St. Louis Blues hockey. Next month the Vegas Golden Knights get to select a player from St. Louis in the NHL Expansion Draft. Expect the Blues to protect seven forwards, three defensemen, and a goalie, rather than the 4-4 strategy.
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After being one of the top KHL players in the latest few seasons, Russian center Vadim Shipachyov has decided to move on and play in the NHL, signing a two-year, 4.5-million dollars contract with the Vegas Golden Knights. In this translated interview, Shipachyov talked about his move to the NHL, the recent IIHF World Championship,
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Fans of the Vegas Golden Knights need to watch the 2017 Stanley Cup Final. The Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators are going to give us our final opportunity to watch those players that may be included on the inaugural VGK roster. We covered Nashville last month,  which you can read here. Today we’re taking a look
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Get excited, Vegas Golden Knights fans. The Philadelphia Flyers are up next on our list of players that you should know ahead of next month’s NHL Expansion Draft. The Flyers pick is an interesting one. Philadelphia was not a good team this season, but they’re going to lose a good piece. There are a couple
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Worry not, Vegas Golden Knights faithful. Your team has secured minor league affiliation. NEWS: We have entered into an AHL affiliation agreement with the @Chicago_Wolves. More: https://t.co/y1DtzwyBsv#BoldInGold pic.twitter.com/yXbHjl77qz — Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) May 16, 2017 Tuesday’s announcement of the Golden Knights and Chicago Wolves joining forces confirms rumors that have been floating around the