Right wing Alex Tuch scored a tiebreaking power-play goal with 2:28 remaining, and the Golden Knights defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Friday at PNC Arena.
Ex-Golden Knights forward Erik Haula played against his former team Friday after experiencing a whirlwind seven months following his trade.
Gerard Gallant denied there were philosophical differences between himself and the Golden Knights front office that led to his firing as coach after 2½ seasons.
New Golden Knights coach Peter DeBoer spent plenty of time at a whiteboard during Thursday’s practice in Raleigh, North Carolina, the team’s first after its bye week.
Golden Knights coach Peter DeBoer said injured forwards William Karlsson and Cody Glass are “progressing,” but neither practiced Thursday as the team reconvened after its bye.
Gerard Gallant was the subject of a Twitter hoax Thursday that falsely reported the former Golden Knights coach was hired for the head position in New Jersey.
The Sharks entered the day with 48 points and are nine points out of a playoff spot.
Peter DeBoer didn’t come right out and say it, but from the outside looking in, the new Golden Knights coach saw a team that lost its identity.
The Golden Knights annual Fan Fest will be will be free and open to the public.
The Golden Knights can look in several directions at the Feb. 24 trade deadline.