Twenty-one Community Ambulance employees who were on scene when gunfire erupted at the Route 91 Harvest festival were honored in Henderson Monday morning.
Knights players visited a blood drive, Mandalay Bay employees, dispatchers, first responders and police throughout the city and presented medals to Community Ambulance medical team members as part of the Oct. 1 shooting remembrances Monday.
Nick Robone doesn’t question attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival last Oct. 1, doesn’t believe he should have left his recreation hockey league game and simply went home, doesn’t regret agreeing to meet his younger brother and friends to watch country star Jason Aldean perform.
The faithful bond between Southern Nevada and the Golden Knights was born, in large part, through the response to a mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival on 1 October.
The Golden Knights are helping hockey fans heal in the aftermath of the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Strip.
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.
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.
MGM Resorts announced Monday it will have additional security measures in place for fans attending the Golden Knights’ home opener at T-Mobile Arena but did not provide details of the procedures.
With the tragic events of Sunday on the Strip still fresh, the Dallas Stars joined the Golden Knights on the Knights’ blue line at American Airlines Center as the teams stood in a moment of silence Friday.
Golden Knights owner Bill Foley’s charity organization partnered with the team’s American Hockey League affiliate Thursday to donate an additional $200,000 to support the victims and first responders in Sunday’s shooting on the Las Vegas Strip.