Mark Stone made his Las Vegas debut a day after being traded from Ottawa and had an immediate impact on the team and the fans at T-Mobile.
The one delivered Monday from the Golden Knights was as clear as it was needed for a team trying to find itself in late February: The taste of reaching a Stanley Cup Final last season was far too delicious not to attempt a second straight helping.
The NHL trade deadline will arrive Monday, and we will see what, if anything, Knights general manager George McPhee has done to a roster that sits third in the Pacific Division.
It’s not happening now because it never was then, the idea that Rick Pitino would be negotiating with UNLV with the goal of the Hall of Fame coach replacing Marvin Menzies.
Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant tinkered with his lineup in key spots and smartly chose to sit a familiar face in another, the moves leading to a 5-1 victory over Nashville at T-Mobile Arena.
Former women’s basketball coach at UNLV is determined not to let health issues keep him from watching his daughter play college volleyball.
The Knights have now dropped a franchise-record five straight at home, the latest a 6-3 final to the Maple Leafs, a score defined by a Toronto side that in no way is stressed by anything the Knights offer.
Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant used the word “soft” after a 5-2 loss to Arizona on Tuesday, the team’s fourth straight at T-Mobile Arena and one that definitely bothered Gallant in terms of how his team competed.
Fresno State waltzed into a subdued Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, made 15 of 29 3-pointers, limited UNLV to 3 of 15 on 3s and left town with an 83-65 victory.
Nobody on the offensive side of Los Angeles is immune to criticism after their flop in Super Bowl LIII, a 13-3 loss to the Patriots that saw Tom Brady create more New England history and Goff utterly overmatched.