The Golden Knights are sending two Lil’ Knights to the All-Star Weekend, the team announced on Wednesday.
Golden Knights rookie defenseman Nic Hague came close to scoring during his first 37 NHL appearances, but finally broke through Tuesday at Boston.
David Krejci and Jake DeBrusk scored in the third period for Boston, and the Golden Knights lost 3-2 to the Bruins on Tuesday in their final game before the All-Star break.
The Golden Knights do not play again until Jan. 31, which offers plenty of time to heal their bumps and bruises and gear up for the final 30 games.
At least two changes emerged from Peter DeBoer’s first two games in charge of the Golden Knights.
Paul Stastny had several stitches on his top and bottom lip and lost two teeth Saturday, but he is expected to play Tuesday when the Golden Knights face Boston.
Competition at Sin City Classic festival attracts eclectic mix of players who just want to play hockey in a comfortable environment.
Former Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant told the Journal Pioneer newspaper in Prince Edward Island on Saturday night he was surprised by his firing.
You can only be motivated by sentiment for so long, and what the Knights did Saturday was about returning to hockey and moving beyond the drama of their coach being fired.
Tomas Tatar and Ilya Kovalchuk scored in the shootout for Montreal, and the Golden Knights lost 5-4 to the Canadiens on Saturday at Bell Centre.