Shane Hnidy, the Golden Knights’ TV broadcast analyst, returned to Winnipeg on Friday after spending the previous six seasons as part of the Jets broadcasts.
Three takeaways from the Golden Knights’ 4-2 loss at Minnesota on Thursday.
Eric Staal scored twice in the third period, including the go-ahead goal with 7:55 remaining, to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 4-2 victory over the Golden Knights on Thursday at Xcel Energy Center.
Wild forward Jason Zucker, who grew up in Las Vegas, arrived at Xcel Energy Center on Thursday morning and something felt different.
Bryan Salmond and Steve Carp discuss the status of the Vegas Golden Knights coming off a loss to the Dallas Stars, including what it means going forward with important games coming up, the health of Marc-Andre Fleury as well as the Hockey Fights Cancer night.
For Golden Knights forward Erik Haula, the term “Finnesotan” has an even deeper meaning. He returns to Minnesota as a visiting player for the first time in his career Thursday when the Knights (15-7-1, 31 points) meet the Wild (11-10-3, 25 points) at 5 p.m. at Xcel Energy Center.
Golden Knights defenseman Brayden McNabb received a four-year, $10 million contract extension that runs through the 2021-22 season, the team announced Wednesday.
Marc-Andre Fleury remains on injured reserve for the Golden Knights, off the ice since an Oct. 13 home game against Detroit, during which he took a knee to the head from Anthony Mantha of the Red Wings.
Radek Faksa scored a natural hat trick in a 7:05 span during the second period and the Dallas Stars defeated the Golden Knights 3-0 Tuesday in front of an announced crowd of 17,579 at T-Mobile Arena.
Forward Stefan Matteau was called up to the Golden Knights from Chicago of the AHL as Will Carrier and David Perron remain out of the lineup.