Incoming president of hockey operations George McPhee said Saturday at least one first-year defenseman will be on the Golden Knights roster next season.
The 20-year-old goaltending prospect, in camp for the third straight year, recorded a shutout in a 3-0 win for the gray team during Friday’s scrimmage at City National Arena.
Golden Edge host Cassie Soto and Golden Knights beat writers Adam Hill and David Schoen discuss what stood out to them at Thursday’s first development camp scrimmage.
The 17-year-old forward, a fifth-round pick in this year’s NHL draft, grew up in a hockey family, as his father, Wayne, and his uncle, Keith, had lengthy careers in the league.
The Knights are approximately $4.775 million over the salary cap after trading forward Erik Haula to the Carolina Hurricanes for prospect Nicolas Roy on Wednesday.
For the third consecutive year, Vegas Golden Knights Development Camp participants took part in a special community event on Tuesday.
The Golden Knights traded forward Erik Haula to Carolina on Wednesday, the first move to help the club get under the salary cap for next season.
The 21-year-old defenseman just finished a season in which he had 40 regular-season points in 66 games during his first pro season and played in seven AHL playoff games.
According to multiple sources familiar with the situation, the Golden Knights were prepared to trade the center this summer had he not agreed to a long-term extension.
The majority of the Golden Knights prospects will be in town this week for development camp, which begins at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday and concludes Saturday at City National Arena.