It takes a certain fearlessness to stand in front of the net and try to tip shots past a goaltender, and Golden Knights players Alex Tuch and Ryan Reaves both have it.
Ben Gotz came to the Review-Journal in May 2016 after graduating from the University of Minnesota. He covers the Lights FC, high school sports and anything else sports-related that comes into town. He also hosts segments in the video studio on soccer and high school sports. Before coming to Las Vegas, he wrote about college hockey, college football and high school sports during stops at the Star Tribune, Pioneer Press and Minnesota Daily back home in Minnesota.
Kyle Connor scored with 1:38 remaining in overtime as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Golden Knights 4-3 on Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena.
Everyone knows everything leading up to the NHL season. Who will surprise, who will disappoint, who will be in the hunt for the elusive Stanley Cup. Then the games begin.
Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury missed Saturday’s game at T-Mobile Arena because of illness, coach Gerard Gallant said. Malcolm Subban started for the Knights.
The Golden Knights will play the Winnipeg Jets — the team that Cody Glass rooted for growing up — on Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena, with family members expected to attend.
The reason for Garret Sparks’ call-up is unknown, but starting goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury didn’t practice Friday. Coach Gerard Gallant said Fleury was given a maintenance day.
Former Golden Knights first-round pick Nick Suzuki, who was sent to Montreal in the Max Pacioretty trade, said it was “definitely cool” to come back to T-Mobile Arena.
Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt practiced fully Wednesday, but coach Gerard Gallant did not say whether Schmidt would play Thursday against the Montreal Canadiens.
One thing is clear about the Golden Knights’ annual Halloween party: Much of the credit for the best costumes went to the wives and women involved.
Nashville Predators center Matt Duchene called the Golden Knights “one of the best teams in the league” and no visitor to T-Mobile Arena this season has argued that point.
Golden Knights left wing William Carrier says the fourth line wants to contribute more offense this season and so far, they’re doing so.
Center Nicolas Roy played his first game for the Golden Knights on Sunday against the Anaheim Ducks after being acquired in an offseason trade.
The Golden Knights woke up angry after their 6-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche, but left wing Jonathan Marchessault was quick to point out Saturday that the team is still 7-5.
Seattle assistant general manager Ricky Olczyk called what the Golden Knights accomplished in their first season “historic” but he’s not concerned about living up to that.
Ex-Golden Knights center Pierre-Edouard Bellemare said he was “thankful” for the tribute video and the ovation he received at T-Mobile Arena on Friday while playing for the Colorado Avalanche.