The Golden Knights, led by a terrific effort from goalie Adin Hill, beat the Florida Panthers on Saturday to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final.
Ed Graney came to the Review-Journal in May of 2006 as its lead sports columnist. He has covered all major sporting events, including Super Bowls to NBA championships to every Final Four since 1995. Graney also covered the Olympic Games in Beijing (2008) and London (2012). A graduate of San Diego State University, he is a five-time Nevada Sportswriter of the Year and past winner of Associated Press Sports Editors Top 10 for columns. He and wife Bonnie have two children, a son (Tristan) and daughter (Bridget).
The Golden Knights have made several moves over six seasons. Popular players have been shown the door, but management didn’t let the criticism that followed deter them.
Golden Knights owner Bill Foley predicted more than a few times that his team would win the Stanley Cup in six years from its expansion season in 2017-18.
Bruce Cassidy and his Golden Knights players have developed a bond over the course of the season and now are four victories from winning the Stanley Cup.
This year’s Golden Knights, unlike the 2018 expansion team, chose not to touch the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl for winning the Western Conference title.
The Golden Knights can make owner Bill Foley look quite prophetic by defeating the Florida Panthers in the Stanley Cup Final in their sixth season in the NHL.
The Dallas Stars were the more determined team in avoiding elimination with an overtime win over the Golden Knights on Thursday at American Airlines Center.
The Golden Knights lead the Dallas Stars 3-0 in the Western Conference Final, but a veteran group won’t allow coach Bruce Cassidy’s team to look ahead to the Stanley Cup Final.
The Golden Knights beat Dallas to go up 3-0 in the Western Conference Final, an edge that has been overcome just four times in the history of the NHL.
The Golden Knights received goals from three of their four lines in beating the Dallas Stars in overtime of Game 1 of the Western Conference Final on Friday.
Pete DeBoer leads the Dallas Stars into the Western Conference Final against the Golden Knights, the team that fired him after missing the playoffs for the first time.
Pressed into duty in Game 3, Golden Knights goaltender Adin Hill stopped 39 straight shots in a series-clinching win over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday.
It conjured memories of Cody Eakin’s major penalty against San Jose in 2019, but this the time the Golden Knights survived to defeat the Edmonton Oilers in Game 5.
The game got physical Wednesday between the Golden Knights and Oilers, but it was Edmonton coming away with a victory to tie the best-of-seven series 2-2.
Center Jack Eichel is at the top of his game for the Golden Knights, who have a 2-1 series lead over Connor McDavid — the world’s best hockey player — and the Edmonton Oilers.