The Arizona Coyotes didn’t like the hit that right wing Ryan Reaves delivered to defenseman Jordan Gross, but Golden Knights coach Pete DeBoer defended the play.
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 dynamic penalty killing duo were at it again Friday against the Arizona Coyotes.
Defenseman Alec Martinez was a late scratch for Wednesday’s game at St. Louis, meaning the Golden Knights had to play with 17 skaters because of salary-cap restrictions.
Golden Knights forward Alex Tuch hasn’t scored in 11 games and has one goal in his past 15, so he’s focusing on other areas to ensure he’s still making an impact.
Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner, who was sidelined almost 1½ months with a concussion, improved to 4-0-1 in his last five starts after Monday’s victory.
The Golden Knights are one of the NHL’s top teams. But establishing an exact pecking order is more difficult than ever this season with teams playing only division games.
Cody Glass was called back up to the NHL on Friday night to help fill the void left by Chandler Stephenson’s suspension.
The Silver Knights haven’t needed much help so far this American Hockey League season. They’re getting it anyway with reinforcements from the Golden Knights’ drafts.
If the season ended today, the Golden Knights and Minnesota Wild would meet in the first round of the playoffs. That makes Saturday’s game all the more interesting.
Kevin Fiala scored the only goal in a shootout, and the Minnesota Wild rode goalie Cam Talbot to a win over the Golden Knights on Thursday at T-Mobile Arena.
Golden Knights center Chandler Stephenson was suspended three games by the NHL on Thursday for elbowing Los Angeles Kings defenseman Tobias Bjornfot in Wednesday’s game.
Marc-Andre Fleury allowed four goals in the Golden Knights’ loss to the Kings on Wednesday, the sixth time he has given up at least that many in his past 13 games.
Fourth-line center Tomas Nosek has been on a tear lately for the Golden Knights with two goals and five assists in his past seven games.