The Vegas Golden Knights drafted Nicolas Hague, a prospect who was considered a top pick, in the second round of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Ed Graney and Steve Carp from the Las Vegas Review-Journal review the Vegas Golden Knights selections from the 2017 NHL Entry Draft in Chicago at the United Center.
Ed Graney and Steve Carp of the Las Vegas Review-Journal recap the Vegas Golden Knights’ first-round picks in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft in Chicago
Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury talks about fans and being picked up by the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in the NHL expansion draft. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The RJ’s Steve Carp and Ed Graney recapped the 2017 Expansion Draft and talk about Marc-Andre Fleury’s already growing popularity. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
1. Metro’s abuse and neglect detectives are investigating the deadly drowning of a 14-year-old boy last night. Police say the unconscious teenager wasn’t breathing when he was pulled out of the water near Alta Drive and Valley View Boulevard. It isn’t clear if an adult was watching him when he went underwater.
2. The Golden Knights made headlines again with the unveiling of their uniform last night. The jerseys are a combination of steel gray, black, gold and red. But the team’s uniform comes with an accessory that no other NHL team wears: white gloves. Majority owner Bill Foley says the logo and uniform represent strength and power.
3. And Las Vegas hits 117 degrees. The National Weather Service says the desert tied the all-time record high yesterday. The city has only been this hot three other times in June 2013, July 2005 and July 1942. The weather service says the normal high for June 20th is 100 degrees.
The Golden State Warriors held their championship parade in Oakland with an estimated one to two million fans in attendance. RJ columnist Ed Graney asks what Las Vegas could anticipate if they host one of their own in the near future.
Vice President of Communications and Content with the Vegas Golden Knights, Eric Tosi, presented a custom hockey stick to professional boxer, Sergey Kovalev. Kovalev used to play hockey as a child before switching to boxing. (Gabriella Benavidez/Las Vegas Review-Journal)