In Las Vegas, it’s Beer Man Bruce Reiner who gets the last word: “How ‘bout dem Knights?”
Jerry Izenberg, who is 87 and has a panoramic view of Las Vegas from his home in Henderson on the road to Lake Las Vegas, found himself at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, witnessing another horse win another Triple Crown.
What was it like to follow the Golden Knights to Washington, D.C., during Stanley Cup Final? You almost had to be there.
When the possibility arises for a team to cop the Stanley Cup in fewer than seven games, it is thought to be rude and impudent to put it on display in front of the other team and its fans.
In the manner of Wonder Woman’s bracelets and ill-timed parade plans, hockey hot laps have become a thing during the Stanley Cup playoffs. But the ultimate ones probably transpired Wednesday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Trailing 2-1 in the battle for Lord Stanley’s Cup, the Golden Knights tried to put political pressure on the Washington Capitals before Game 4 of the best-of-seven series at Capital One Arena on Monday night.
Down 2-1 to the surging Washington Capitals, the Golden Knights are struggling to explain how something that has gone so right for so long could go so wrong so fast.
The showdown among hockey superheroes that had been bubbling beneath the surface erupted over the cauldron rim in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, a 3-1 Washington victory that gave the home side a 2-1 series edge on the Golden Knights.
Hockey people talk about the resiliency of the Golden Knights and Washington Capitals, finalists in a fierce battle for the Stanley Cup. They have nothing on Philipos Melaku-Bello, and it’s not even close.