In their own unique ways, the Golden Knights and Capitals advanced to the Stanley Cup Final by proving themselves overly tough throughout the postseason.
Kerry Thomas, a self taught equine sports psychologist, says the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner “has the mental aptitude and physical ability to win the Triple Crown.”
Washington played as you might think a team trailing in the Stanley Cup Final would in beating the Golden Knights 3-2 on Wednesday night at T-Mobile Arena, meaning the Capitals showed a focus and determination and toughness that Vegas must now combat as things head to the nation’s capital for Games 3 and 4.
If Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final was largely a case of Washington giveth and Vegas taketh away, Game 2 was a matter of the Capitals not giving anything more away.
Fortunately, when it comes to disease cases from mosquito and tick bites, Nevada is at the bottom of the list in both categories. Probably because the state is so dry.
It was apparent during a 6-4 win by the Golden Knights in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, that hockey remains the most inconsistently officiated sport in the world.
He once went an all-time NHL record of 332 minutes, 1 second without allowing a goal. So if there’s anybody qualified to talk about how red-hot playoff goalies can go tepid, it’s Brian Boucher.
For many years, I have been sharing a big idea whenever asked about ways to help improve attendance and excitement of Las Vegas’ annual PGA Tour event, the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
For openers, Marc-Andre Fleury and counterpart Braden Holtby weren’t sharp to begin the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final, won by the Golden Knights 6-4 over the Washington Capitals.
Like leading scorer William Karlsson, Vegas Golden Knights’ good-luck charm Stanley the ceramic rooster has become a successful reclamation project in the team’s quest for the Stanley Cup.