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Knights On Ice 21 hours ago
2021-22 Player Review: Zach Whitecloud Showed Flashes of Brilliance This Season

2021-22 Player Review: Zach Whitecloud Showed Flashes of Brilliance This Season

Photo by Jeff Bottari/NHLI via Whitecloud is the truth. In the 2021-22 Player Review series, we will evaluate the 2021-22 performances of each key member of the Golden Knights. Players were evaluated based on overall performance in the regular season with regard to pre-season expectations and how that player performed in his particular role. Zach Whitecloud had a very interesting year, and showed glimpses of the player he can be for the Vegas Golden Knights when healthy. He had the misfortune of having to undergo surgery on his hand, breaking his foot, and sitting out...
Knights On Ice 23 hours ago
Knights Nuggets: One week until draft day

Knights Nuggets: One week until draft day

Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Start off your morning by reading up on some news and notes from Vegas and around the NHL. Let’s go over some news and notes: - Logan Thompson became somewhat of a cult hero at the end of the season, and it’ll be exciting to see where he fits in the Golden Knights’ goalie picture moving forward. [Knights On Ice] - Oh, to be the Golden Knights’ general manager for a day. The boys at SinBin took a crack at it. [SinBin.vegas] - You’ll never guess what the Golden Knights’ biggest need in the draft is (hint — it’s a center). [The...
Knights On Ice Jun 29, 2022
2021-22 Player Review: Logan Thompson Stepped Up When Golden Knights Needed Him Most

2021-22 Player Review: Logan Thompson Stepped Up When Golden Knights Needed Him Most

Photo by Jeff Bottari/NHLI via In the 2021-22 Player Review series, we will evaluate the 2021-22 performances of each key member of the Golden Knights. Players were evaluated based on overall performance in the regular season with regard to pre-season expectations and how that player performed in his particular role. Logan Thompson likely didn’t expect to play a major role for the Vegas Golden Knights this season, and even though he only appeared in 19 games, he was the goalie the team called upon down the stretch when Robin Lehner was unable to start due to...
Knights On Ice Jun 29, 2022
Knights Nuggets: New guys!

Knights Nuggets: New guys!

Photo by Norm Hall/NHLI via Start off your morning by reading up on some news and notes from Vegas and around the NHL. Let’s go over some news and notes: - The Golden Knights added a guy with two Stanley Cup victories behind the bench, and they also named Sean Burke the director of goaltending. [Knights On Ice] - Shea Theodore may not be a defensive stalwart, but his abilities with the puck on his stick make his shortcomings in the D-zone pretty irrelevant. [Knights On Ice] - It would be pretty awesome if the Golden Knights manage to dethrone the Avalanche next...
Knights On Ice Jun 28, 2022
Vegas Golden Knights Announce Hockey Ops Staffing Updates

Vegas Golden Knights Announce Hockey Ops Staffing Updates

Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via The Vegas Golden Knights provided a hockey operations staff update today with an update on individuals who are joining Bruce Cassidy’s staff. NEWS: The Golden Knights have hired John Stevens as Assistant Coach and Sean Burke as Director of Goaltending. Mike Rosati has been named Manager of Goaltending Development and Scouting. More info: https://t.co/ycfF9gS9HW #VegasBorn— Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) June 29, 2022 Via the team release: John Stevens is a very respected NHL coach with an extensive resume that adds...
Knights On Ice Jun 28, 2022
2021-22 Player Review: Shea Theodore remains Golden Knights’ go-to puck mover

2021-22 Player Review: Shea Theodore remains Golden Knights’ go-to puck mover

Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via It was another solid season for Theodore on the back end. In the 2021-22 Player Review series, we will evaluate the 2021-22 performances of each key member of the Golden Knights. Players were evaluated based on overall performance in the regular season with regard to pre-season expectations and how that player performed in his particular role. Shea Theodore has more than established himself as a Vegas Golden Knights cornerstone. The 26-year-old, who became an NHL regular during the Golden Knights’ miraculous inaugural season, has built...
Knights On Ice Jun 28, 2022
Knights Nuggets: It’s draft season, baby

Knights Nuggets: It’s draft season, baby

Photo by Joshua Bessex/NHLI via Start off your morning by reading up on some news and notes from Vegas and around the NHL. Let’s go over some news and notes: - It was a rough year for Mark Stone, but the captain is still one of the best two-way forwards in the game (when healthy). [Knights On Ice] - No one has any idea what the Golden Knights’ offseason is going to look like, but it doesn’t hurt to make some predictions. [SinBin.vegas] - Nic Hague could potentially be moved this offseason, but don’t rule out a team trying to pull a fast one with an offer sheet....
Knights On Ice Jun 27, 2022
2021-22 Player Review: Mark Stone and His Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Back Limited His Effectiveness

2021-22 Player Review: Mark Stone and His Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Back Limited His Effectiveness

Photo by Jeff Bottari/NHLI via Captain Stone did his best. In the 2021-22 Player Review series, we will evaluate the 2021-22 performances of each key member of the Golden Knights. Players were evaluated based on overall performance in the regular season with regard to pre-season expectations and how that player performed in his particular role. Mark Stone tried his absolute best in 2021-22 to help the Vegas Golden Knights get into the playoffs, but unfortunately his back wouldn’t let him. The team captain was limited to 37 games on paper, but that number doesn’t...
Knights On Ice Jun 27, 2022
Knights Nuggets: Champs

Knights Nuggets: Champs

Photo by Bruce Bennett/ Start off your morning by reading up on some news and notes from Vegas and around the NHL. Let’s go over some news and notes: - Teams are apparently “seriously interested” in acquiring Nic Hague from the Golden Knights. [Knights On Ice] - Chandler Stephenson was very, very good for the Golden Knights last season, and it’s hard not to be excited about what he has in store for next season. [Knights On Ice] - William Karlsson and his fiancée got their marriage license, complete with Elvis and Chance in attendance to celebrate. [Las Vegas...
Knights On Ice Jun 26, 2022
Teams reportedly ‘seriously interested’ in trading for Nic Hague

Teams reportedly ‘seriously interested’ in trading for Nic Hague

Photo by Zak Krill/NHLI via Could Hague be on the move? The NHL Entry Draft and the start of free agency are quickly approaching, and the Vegas Golden Knights are preparing to make some moves. One of them could reportedly involve defenseman Nicolas Hague. According to Ryan Kennedy of The Hockey News, at least two Eastern Conference teams are “seriously interested” in acquiring Hague from the Golden Knights. Hague, 23, will become a restricted free agent on July 13. Hearing at least two Eastern Conference teams are seriously interested in acquiring Vegas...
Knights On Ice Jun 24, 2022
2021-22 Player Review: Chandler Stephenson had MVP season

2021-22 Player Review: Chandler Stephenson had MVP season

Photo by Ethan Miller/ He led the team in scoring for most of the year, finishing with 64 points in 79 games. In the 2021-22 Player Review series, we will evaluate the 2021-22 performances of each key member of the Golden Knights. Players were evaluated based on overall performance in the regular season with regard to pre-season expectations and how that player performed in his particular role. As general manager of the Washington Capitals, George McPhee used his third-round selection (No. 77 overall) in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft to draft Saskatoon, Saskatchewan native...
Knights On Ice Jun 24, 2022
Knights Nuggets: Smith staying put?

Knights Nuggets: Smith staying put?

Photo by Jeff Bottari/NHLI via Start off your morning by reading up on some news and notes from Vegas and around the NHL. Let’s go over some news and notes: - It sounds like the Golden Knights have reached a verbal agreement with Reilly Smith to keep him in Vegas for a few more years. They’ll need to clear cap space to make it official, though. [Knights On Ice] - Speaking of Reilly Smith, he’s still pretty darn good despite all the injuries he’s dealt with. [Knights On Ice] - Things are quiet for the Golden Knights right now, so here’s a projection of the...
Knights On Ice Jun 23, 2022
2021-22 Player Review: Reilly Smith missed some time, but proved his worth

2021-22 Player Review: Reilly Smith missed some time, but proved his worth

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports The 31-year-old’s future is up in the air after ending the season on LTIR In the 2021-22 Player Review series, we will evaluate the 2021-22 performances of each key member of the Golden Knights. Players were evaluated based on overall performance in the regular season with regard to pre-season expectations and how that player performed in his particular role. Reilly Smith battled injuries over the past two seasons and now finds himself an Unrestricted Free Agent (UFA) for a seemingly cash-strapped Golden Knights club. His value to...
Knights On Ice Jun 23, 2022
Report: Golden Knights and Reilly Smith Have Reached Verbal Agreement on Contract Extension

Report: Golden Knights and Reilly Smith Have Reached Verbal Agreement on Contract Extension

Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via The Vegas Golden Knights reportedly have found a way to keep pending UFA Reilly Smith in town. According to Frank Seravalli, the two sides have reached a verbal agreement to be announced at some point in the future so that things work out better from a salary cap perspective. You can take Reilly Smith off the Top 50 UFAs board.Sources say Smith and the Vegas @GoldenKnights have reached a verbal agreement to keep the winger with VGK on a contract extension. May not be immediately announced for offseason/tagging cap...
Knights On Ice Jun 23, 2022
Knights Nuggets: One away

Knights Nuggets: One away

Photo by Julio Aguilar/ Start off your morning by reading up on some news and notes from Vegas and around the NHL. Let’s go over some news and notes: - Nic Roy certainly has room for improvement, but there’s no doubting he’s been a pretty good player for the Golden Knights. [Knights On Ice] - Daniil Miromanov earned himself a two-year contract extension with the Knights, so that’s cool. [Knights On Ice] - Former Vegas bench boss Peter DeBoer found himself a new job, and it’s with the Stars down in Dallas. [Knights On Ice] In other news... - The Avalanche are...

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