The Golden Knights won’t have a splashy July in terms of additions. They’ll need internal improvements to compete for the Stanley Cup.
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 announced the hirings of assistant coach John Stevens and director of goaltending/NHL goaltending coach Sean Burke on Tuesday.
The Golden Knights are the last team to defeat the Colorado Avalanche in the NHL playoffs. Here are three things they can do as they try to get back to that level.
Hockey wasn’t a huge part of the youth sports scene before the Golden Knights arrived. Now, five years later, the game has taken off across the Las Vegas Valley.
One of the Golden Knights’ original members, Reilly Smith, reportedly is going to stick around next season.
The Golden Knights signed defenseman Daniil Miromanov to a two-year extension Tuesday with an average annual value of $762,500.
The Golden Knights, preseason favorites with the Colorado Avalanche to win the Stanley Cup, can only watch with envy as the Avs and Tampa Bay Lightning play for the title.
Bruce Cassidy coached eight teams in five leagues before getting the Golden Knights’ job Tuesday. “Bruce’s path was intriguing for us,” general manager Kelly McCrimmon said.
Bruce Cassidy, fired by the Boston Bruins on June 6, said the decision to take the Golden Knights’ coaching job from a hockey standpoint was a “no-brainer.”
The Golden Knights got a long look at many of their prospects this season because of injuries. They used a team-record 39 players, many of them call-ups from Henderson.