The Golden Knights welcomed back several key players Sunday, including forward Ryan Reaves and defenseman Alec Martinez, but were without their leading goal scorer.
The Golden Knights have decided who they’re going to start in net for their first playoff game against the Minnesota Wild.
Six of the eight meetings between the clubs were one-goal games, including the final five, and their first playoff matchup is expected to be closely contested, too.
Every year the Golden Knights’ coverage team makes over/under predictions before the NHL season. It’s time to look back at how things played out vs. our expectations.
The Golden Knights finished tied for 22nd in the NHL with a 17.8 percent conversion rate on the power play this season. Only Nashville was worse among playoff teams.
Regardless of who coach Pete DeBoer selects to start Game 1, there’s peace and harmony at the goaltending position for the Golden Knights, a far cry from last season.
On the Silver Knights, Golden Knights GM Kelly McCrimmon: “It’s a really young team. There’s a lot of first-year pros, a lot of second-year pros.”
The Golden Knights may be missing a pair of key regulars when they take on the Minnesota Wild in their first playoff game Sunday.
The Golden Knights must defeat the Minnesota Wild to set up a possible showdown with the Colorado Avalanche for a trip to the Stanley Cup semifinals.
Handicappers Alex B. Smith and Dana Lane share their best bets for the NHL playoffs, including first-round series, divisional winners and Stanley Cup futures.