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Golden Knights may shuffle bottom six against Coyotes

Golden Knights may shuffle bottom six against Coyotes

Photo by David Becker/NHLI via All options are on the table, per Pete DeBoer. The Golden Knights could shake up the lineup heading into their four-game series with the Arizona Coyotes. Coach Pete DeBoer shuffled his lines at practice Sunday moving Tomas Nosek from his usual fourth-line center position to 3C with Alex Tuch and Nicolas Roy. Keegan Kolesar skated on the fourth line with Ryan Reaves and William Carrier as active participants. Cody Glass skated with the fifth line/taxi squad, signaling a transaction may be coming for Glass to get a game off and defenseman...
Knights On Ice Jan 17, 2021
Golden Knights 2, Ducks 1: Vegas ties it late, wins it seven seconds into OT

Golden Knights 2, Ducks 1: Vegas ties it late, wins it seven seconds into OT

Photo by Ethan Miller/ What. A. Game. The Vegas Golden Knights improved their record to 2-0-0 on the season with a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory against the Anaheim Ducks Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena. It was quite a finish. The Knights were less than 90 seconds away from getting shut out and suffering their first loss of the season when William Karlsson scored at 18:38 to even things up at 1-1. It then took Vegas just seven seconds of overtime action to complete the comeback, as Max Pacioretty scored his second of the season on a 2-on-1 set up immediately after the...
Knights On Ice Jan 16, 2021
Ducks at Golden Knights Preview: Vegas aims for 2-0-0 start for second straight season

Ducks at Golden Knights Preview: Vegas aims for 2-0-0 start for second straight season

Head coach Pete DeBoer of the Vegas Golden Knights behind the bench in the first period of a game against Anaheim Ducks | Photo by Ethan Miller/ This will be the second of eight games against Anaheim this season. The Vegas Golden Knights topped the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 Thursday night in the first installment of the eight-game series between these clubs. Mark Stone looked good in his first game as Golden Knights captain, especially in the third period when he scored two points. Vegas got an assist from Alex Pietrangelo in his Golden Knights debut, and Jonathan Marchessault...
Knights On Ice Jan 15, 2021
2019-20 Player Review: Tomas Nosek delivered another solid performance

2019-20 Player Review: Tomas Nosek delivered another solid performance

Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports The 28-year-old filled many roles for the Golden Knights. In the 2019-20 Player Review series, we revisit and evaluate the individual performances of Vegas Golden Knights players from last year’s regular season and extended playoff format. NOTE: Only skaters who played in at least 20 games will be included. Expectations were high for Tomas Nosek coming out of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final. The Czech winger had scored three goals in five games against Washington, and he finished the playoffs with four goals and five points in his final seven...
Knights On Ice Jan 15, 2021
Golden Knights Top 25 Under 25: No. 21, Ben Jones

Golden Knights Top 25 Under 25: No. 21, Ben Jones

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Jones is an excellent defensive forward but didn’t produce last year in Chicago. Knights On Ice’s 2020-21 preseason Golden Knights Top 25 Under 25 series ranks the top 25 players under the age of 25 currently in Vegas’ system. The KOI staff members created their own Top 25 Under 25 ballots. Each individual writer’s ballot was then used to generate a composite score that formed the final rankings. Rounding out the first five prospects is Ben Jones, who finished at the No. 21 spot in our rankings. Jones was selected in the seventh...
Knights On Ice Jan 15, 2021
Golden Knights 5, Ducks 2: Vegas scores three in third period in season-opening win

Golden Knights 5, Ducks 2: Vegas scores three in third period in season-opening win

Mark Stone of the Vegas Golden Knights skates with the puck against Kevin Shattenkirk of the Anaheim Ducks | Photo by Ethan Miller/ The Knights got some third-period heroics from their newly-appointed captain. The Vegas Golden Knights took the ice for their first game in the 2020-21 regular season and secured a 5-2 victory against the visiting Anaheim Ducks. Mark Stone, serving in his first game as the Golden Knights’ captain, scored two points in the third period, including the game-winning goal. Alex Pietrangelo also got his first point in his debut, and five...
Knights On Ice Jan 14, 2021
GAMEDAY THREAD 1/56: Anaheim Ducks at Vegas Golden Knights (feat. LL Cool J)

GAMEDAY THREAD 1/56: Anaheim Ducks at Vegas Golden Knights (feat. LL Cool J)

Photo by Debora Robinson/NHLI via Come chat the season opener with us. Hope you all have stayed safe during these crazy times. We’re glad the puck is dropping again, and we hope you join us for the ride. The Vegas Golden Knights begin Year 4 of their NHL campaign tonight against the Anaheim Ducks; the first of eight meetings between the clubs and first game of a 56-game season that is surely to be eventful. There will be no fans tonight at T-Mobile Arena. One of the loudest arenas will be occupied by the sounds of skates, boards and goals. It’ll be weird, but...
Knights On Ice Jan 14, 2021
Golden Knights 2021 Season Preview: It’s Cup-or-Bust time

Golden Knights 2021 Season Preview: It’s Cup-or-Bust time

Photo by Ethan Miller/ The latest installment of a hockey team in Sin City is set for an unprecedented few months. Stanley Cup Final. First-round exit. Western Conference Final. What will be the ending to Chapter 4 of the Vegas Golden Knights’ storybook? This Sin City saga has put the likes of Harry Potter and The Hunger Games to shame. The hardcover edition is the highest-priced item at your local bookstore. You can’t even get it on Amazon. You’d think the books would get boring in time, but the Golden Knights find ways to pen nuances to keep you coming back for...
Knights On Ice Jan 13, 2021
Mark Stone named first captain in Golden Knights history

Mark Stone named first captain in Golden Knights history

Photo by Ethan Miller/ An inevitable choice, but Vegas makes it official. It was only a matter of time, but it’s now official: Mark Stone is the first captain in Vegas Golden Knights franchise history. The decision comes one day prior to the Golden Knights dropping the puck for their fourth NHL season. To this point, Vegas only used a rotating core of alternate captains, but never one to don the ‘C,’ with Stone being one of them since he arrived. Stone becomes that first name as he enters his second full season with the Golden Knights. Stone was acquired at the...
Knights On Ice Jan 13, 2021
2019-20 Player Review: William Carrier is more than just a grinder

2019-20 Player Review: William Carrier is more than just a grinder

Photo by Ethan Miller/ The rugged winger scored a career-best 19 points in his fourth NHL season. In the 2019-20 Player Review series, we revisit and evaluate the individual performances of Vegas Golden Knights players from last year’s regular season and extended playoff format. NOTE: Only skaters who played in at least 20 games will be included. When Vegas Golden Knights fans think of William Carrier, they may think back to his notable physical presence in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs, particularly in the first-round matchup against the Los Angeles Kings. They may...
Knights On Ice Jan 13, 2021
Golden Knights Top 25 Under 25: No. 22, Keegan Kolesar

Golden Knights Top 25 Under 25: No. 22, Keegan Kolesar

Keegan Kolesar of the Vegas Golden Knights skates during the third period against the Columbus Blue Jackets at T-Mobile Arena | Photo by Zak Krill/NHLI via Kolesar made his NHL debut last January and stays on the list at No. 22. Knights On Ice’s 2020-21 preseason Golden Knights Top 25 Under 25 series ranks the top 25 players under the age of 25 currently in Vegas’ system. The KOI staff members created their own Top 25 Under 25 ballots. Each individual writer’s ballot was then used to generate a composite score that formed the final rankings. Today we continue...
Knights On Ice Jan 12, 2021
2019-20 Player Review: William Karlsson remains Vegas’ top center

2019-20 Player Review: William Karlsson remains Vegas’ top center

William Karlsson of the Vegas Golden Knights waits to take an offensive zone faceoff in the second period of Game Four of the 2020 Western Conference Final | Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Long gone is the 40-goal season, but Karlsson remains a well-rounded presence. In the 2019-20 Player Review series, we revisit and evaluate the individual performances of Vegas Golden Knights players from last year’s regular season and extended playoff format. NOTE: Only skaters who played in at least 20 games will be included. William Karlsson has had a profound impact on the...
Knights On Ice Jan 12, 2021
Golden Knights Top 25 Under 25: No. 23, Paul Cotter

Golden Knights Top 25 Under 25: No. 23, Paul Cotter

Photo by David Becker/NHLI via Cotter makes his Top 25 Under 25 debut, coming in at No. 23. Knights On Ice’s 2020-21 preseason Golden Knights Top 25 Under 25 series ranks the top 25 players under the age of 25 currently in Vegas’ system. The KOI staff members created their own Top 25 Under 25 ballots. Each individual writer’s ballot was then used to generate a composite score that formed the final rankings. Making his debut on the Vegas Golden Knights Top 25 Under 25 list is center Paul Cotter, who comes in at No. 23 on the heels of an underwhelming season with...
Knights On Ice Jan 11, 2021
Nick Holden among 10 players Golden Knights placed on waivers

Nick Holden among 10 players Golden Knights placed on waivers

Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Not only would this eliminate Vegas’ cap problems, but a sign that Nic Hague has made the opening night roster. The Vegas Golden Knights placed defenseman Nick Holden on waivers Monday, one of 10 players placed on the transaction wire designated for assignment. Among the others listed were Dylan Sikura, Tomas Jurco, Patrick Brown, Carl Dahlstrom and goaltender Oscar Dansk. If the players clear waivers, they can be assigned to AHL Henderson or be assigned to the Golden Knights’ taxi squad. Teams can also put in claims prior to 9 a.m....
Knights On Ice Jan 11, 2021
2019-20 Player Review: Mark Stone further solidified himself as elite leader and star

2019-20 Player Review: Mark Stone further solidified himself as elite leader and star

Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Stone does it all. In the 2019-20 Player Review series, we revisit and evaluate the individual performances of Vegas Golden Knights players from last year’s regular season and extended playoff format. NOTE: Only skaters who played in at least 20 games will be included. There have been several contenders, but arguably the biggest move in Vegas Golden Knights history was the acquisition of Mark Stone at the 2018-19 trade deadline. The Knights sent a package including prospect Erik Brannstrom, forward Oscar Lindberg and a 2020 second-round...

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