You can’t overstate what the Misfits — Jonathan Marchessault, Reilly Smith, William Karlsson, Shea Theodore, William Carrier and Brayden McNabb — mean to the Golden Knights’ journey.
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).
Golden Knights forward Jonathan Marchessault was named winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy on Tuesday night, awarded to the MVP of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Bruce Cassidy was hired a year ago this week to coach the Golden Knights, who had missed the playoffs for the first time. Today, they are one win from lifting the Stanley Cup.
The Golden Knights are one victory from winning the Stanley Cup after beating the Florida Panthers on Saturday in Game 4 of the finals in Sunrise, Florida.
The Golden Knights said they will merely turn the page and focus on Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final after an overtime loss to the Florida Panthers on Thursday.
The Golden Knights couldn’t hold a late lead against the Florida Panthers on Thursday, losing in overtime in the Stanley Cup Final to see their series lead cut to 2-1.
Coach Bruce Cassidy, on the Golden Knights’ discipline against the Panthers: “Our guys are veteran enough that they can keep their cool and composure … Toughness isn’t about fighting.”
Golden Knights fans, who never have forgiven the team for trading beloved goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, have warmed up to Adin Hill, who has been stellar in the NHL playoffs.
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.
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.