On a night during which Marc-Andre Fleury even outdid his own storied hockey career, a rookie defenseman for the Golden Knights continued his slow but sure progression.
Marc-Andre Fleury posted his 58th career shutout and even mixed it up a bit in a 6-0 thrashing of Calgary, helping the Knights end a five-game losing streak.
Cody Eakin was moved to center a second line alongside Mark Stone and Jonathan Marchessault on Wednesday night, but the trio didn’t generate much of anything in a 5-3 loss to Chicago.
Nate Schmidt’s usefulness for a Golden Knights team that lost to the Montreal Canadiens 5-4 in overtime Thursday is as praised internally for his presence off the ice as on.
Defenseman Erik Brannstrom is now a rookie on the Ottawa Senators’ second line, and he returned to Las Vegas on Thursday and played against the team that drafted him.
Rookie Cody Glass found a new home as a right winger on the third line in a 6-2 win over Calgary on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena, where he scored his second career goal.
A new season shall soon commence, so in examining some of the more important storylines — and ones that just intrigue us in a peculiar manner — we wonder: “what if?”
The 25-year-old will back up Marc-Andre Fleury, but Knights fans debated on social media who between Garret Sparks and Oscar Dansk had the best chance of unseating him.
The top defenseman for the Golden Knights is fighting for revisions to the NHL’s drug testing program that led to him being suspended the first 20 games of last season.
It seemed as if the Knights never had a solid plan in terms of getting a deal done with the 27-year-old forward, which at best is shocking and at worst nearing inexcusable.