The Golden Knights have a strong top six and are getting surprising contributions from their fourth line. Their third line is still figuring things out.
Ben Gotz came to the Review-Journal in May 2016 after graduating from the University of Minnesota. He covers the Lights FC, high school sports and anything else sports-related that comes into town. He also hosts segments in the video studio on soccer and high school sports. Before coming to Las Vegas, he wrote about college hockey, college football and high school sports during stops at the Star Tribune, Pioneer Press and Minnesota Daily back home in Minnesota.
The Golden Knights won a seven-round shootout Monday to open their four-game road trip with a win.
The Golden Knights are 3-4-1 in their last eight games and 2-4 in their last six at home. The common thread in all those losses has been defense.
The Golden Knights lost for the second time in two days Saturday after giving up a season-high three power-play goals to the Vancouver Canucks.
The Golden Knights won their first five meetings with expansion rivals Seattle. The Kraken flipped the script Friday at T-Mobile Arena.
Golden Knights left wing William Carrier’s offense is better than it’s ever been in quality and quantity. So much so that he can barely believe it at times.
William Carrier and William Karlsson each authored spectacular goals and the Golden Knights defeated the Ottawa Senators at T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday.
The Golden Knights and Vancouver Canucks traded goals in a wild third period, but the Knights were victorious in the end, tying the best start in team history.
The Golden Knights didn’t get much help from their special teams last season. That’s changed a little this year, but both units are still a work in progress.
The Golden Knights lost beyond regulation for the first time this season Saturday, thanks to Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid.
Golden Knights left wing Reilly Smith leads the NHL in short-handed goals with three. Only two other teams have scored more on the penalty kill than he has on his own.
The Golden Knights blew a third-period lead and lost their second consecutive game after winning nine straight, suffering a rare defeat to the San Jose Sharks.
The Golden Knights kept their winning streak going even when they weren’t always playing their best. Now that it’s over, here’s what they could stand to improve.