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Salutes, symbols as Las Vegas honors fallen — DAY IN PHOTOS

The Vegas Golden Knights won their first home game Tuesday night, and T-Mobile Arena was filled with symbols of strength and salutes for first responders. Ceremonies before the game honored the 58 people who died in the Route 91 Harvest festival mass shooting on Oct. 1.

In a time of unspeakable tragedy, Golden Knights unite Las Vegas

No one could have imagined that the first home game in the history of the NHL expansion team would be defined by such a mournful cause, but as it has so many times in the worst of moments, sports proved to be a powerful remedy.

UNLV hockey coach grateful for help during Las Vegas shooting

Nick Robone, the 28-year-old assistant UNLV hockey coach who was hit in the chest by a bullet shot by Stephen Paddock, knows that when the Route 91 Harvest festival was turned into a shooting gallery, he was lucky.

 
Daughter of ex-UNLV QB aids Las Vegas Strip shooting victims

Her father was UNLV’s quarterback after Randall Cunningham, so perhaps it wasn’t a big surprise how Savannah Stallworth reacted after deadly shots rang out at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival that left 58 dead and more than 500 injured.

Golden Knights can provide rallying point for Las Vegas after mass shooting

There will be electricity when the puck is dropped for the Vegas Golden Knights’ home opener, but that was going to occur before the Route 91 concert massacre. Now there also will be emotion that those in the nosebleed sections will feel.

Tragedy hits home after seeing son’s tears

What such sorrow has displayed in the hours following those tragic moments is that we as a city and state can’t be broken, that together we are much stronger than any singular force of abomination.

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