It’s nearly certain that we won’t be able to determine the “winners and losers” of the 2017 NHL Draft until, say, 2022. Quite a few outlets pegged some winners and losers, though sometimes the choices were more about themes like nations or player types than specific teams. For example: Puck Daddy gives a thumbs down […]
The Vegas Golden Knights selected forward Cody Glass with the 6th overall pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Friday. Cody Glass Position: CenterHeight: 6-foot-2Weight: 178 lbsAge: 18Club: Portland Winterhawks (WHL)Nationality: Canadian GP G A P ES GPG ES PPG ES GF% 69 32 62 94 0.29 0.91 62.79 (Even-strength stats courtesy: prospect-stats.com) Glass […]
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – The National Hockey League announced the Vegas Golden Knights 2017-18 regular season schedule Thursday afternoon. The Golden Knights will open their inaugural season on the road against the Dallas Stars at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 and play the Coyotes at 6 p.m. in Arizona the following night. After the opening weekend […]
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LAS VEGAS — As soon as the Blackhawks’ season ended, the questions began for Trevor van Riemsdyk and Marcus Kruger. They were two of the most likely candidates to be exposed to the expansion draft and the two most likely to be part of the Blackhawks’ attempts to get back under the salary cap. One […]
The Florida Panthers raised eyebrows for allowing forwards Jonathan Marchessault and Reilly Smith to be exposed to the Vegas Golden Knights’ expansion draft, but at least they’d only lose one valuable scorer, right? In what might be the continuation of a front office overhaul that essentially is hitting the reset button on last year’s moves, […]
If the Vegas Golden Knights were to uncover a franchise face among 30 other teams, the obvious choice was Marc-Andre Fleury. Toward the end of the NHL's awards show and expansion draft on Wednesday, it was the now-former Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender who drew the largest ovation from the crowd at T Mobile Arena when his name was announced […]
Forward James Neal and goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury were introduced as part of the Vegas Golden Knights inaugural squad as the NHL held its first expansion draft in 17 years. Colorado goaltender Calvin Pickard was the first player announced for the Golden Knights and Neal, who helped the Nashville Predators reach the Stanley Cup finals this […]
It appears Cody Eakin is about to be reunited with George McPhee. Then the general manager of the Washington Capitals, McPhee selected Eakin in the third round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. On Wednesday, reports emerged that Eakin is heading to Las Vegas, taken in the expansion draft by McPhee, now GM of the […]
In 1999, the Atlanta Thrashers selected 26 players in the expansion draft. Ten of those players never played a game for the Thrashers. In 2000, the Columbus Blue Jackets selected goaltender Dwayne Roloson, defenseman Mathieu Schneider and forwards Turner Stevenson and Dallas Drake. None of them ever wore a Blue Jackets jersey. On Wednesday night, […]
It was July 2016. The NHL had announced that Las Vegas would be getting an expansion franchise for the 2017-18 season. It was a flight to Whitefish, Montana, where the franchise’s new owner, Bill Foley, would be waiting.
The NHL’s 31st team is ready to play hockey. The Vegas Golden Knights‘ expansion draft roster is being unveiled Wednesday night, ending months of speculation as to the look of the league’s newest team. Here’s head coach Gerard Gallant’s expansion draft roster, broken down alphabetically by position, with picks being announced in inverse order based […]