UNLV and San Diego State coaches and players are dealing with the aftereffects of Sunday night’s mass shooting in Las Vegas. They meet Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Rather than attending the final night of the Route 91 Harvest festival, Golden Knights goaltender Calvin Pickard was on lockdown with teammates at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
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.
Las Vegas’ first major league professional sports team accepts the responsibility of helping the city cope in the aftermath of the mass shooting tragedy Sunday night.