On Monday, September 18, 2017, the Vegas Golden Knights and City National Bank celebrated the official opening of City National Arena, the official practice facility of the Vegas Golden Knights hockey team.
AT&T SportsNet showed the 9-4 win over Vancouver but some fans couldn’t see it because of confusion over level of service while Cox Cable customers were blacked out on NHL Network.
A 3,000-car parking garage is ready for Vegas Golden Knights fans when the puck drops for an exhibition game next week and for the team’s National Hockey League regular season home debut on Oct. 10.
Calvin Pickard is firmly entrenched as the backup goalie for the Knights. But the personable 25-year-old plans to be ready should anything happen to the three-time Stanley Cup winner Marc-Andre Fleury. Pickard is expected to start Thursday in San Jose.
Golden Knights top draft pick Cody Glass had a pair of assists in the Knights’ 9-4 win over the Vancouver Canucks. The performance comes on the heels of Glass’ goal and two assists in a 4-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings’ rookies last week.
The Golden Knights created more team history Sunday as the NHL expansion franchise played and won its first preseason game, defeating the Vancouver Canucks 9-4 at Rogers Arena.
Las Vegas Valley residents planning to watch the Golden Knights play at home had better plan to arrive early to T-Mobile Arena and stay late after the game.
Tomas Hyka from the Czech Republic will be one of several youngsters suiting up for the Knights on Sunday when they open the NHL preseason at 2 p.m. on the road against the Vancouver Canucks.
To no one’s surprise, the NHL careers of Mikhail Grabovski and David Clarkson appear to be over. As a result, the Golden Knights will have a little over $10 million in additional salary cap space for the upcoming season.
The team’s inaugural training camp featured fast-paced drills and a pair of spirited scrimmages at their City National Arena practice facility.