The Golden Knights’ marquee free-agent addition will for the first time on Tuesday face the team he captained to a Stanley Cup.
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.
Two former American Hockey League partners have been impressive for the Knights early on this season
The Golden Knights can only play two of Cody Glass, Nic Hague and Keegan Kolesar because of the salary cap, so there has been a lot of lineup shuffling this season.
The Henderson Silver Knights will play a 40-game season in 2021, starting with a Feb. 6 home game against the Ontario Reign at Orleans Arena.
Golden Knights rookie forward Keegan Kolesar has moved around the lineup in the first four games, but he might have found a role that suits him in Wednesday’s victory.
The Knights are 4-0 for the first time in franchise history after defeating the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday. The only other unbeaten teams are 2-0 Tampa Bay and Florida.
Peyton Krebs and Kaedan Korczak couldn’t play in the AHL in a normal year. But circumstances are allowing them to practice with the Silver Knights during training camp.
Zach Whitecloud was sent over the boards when the Golden Knights faced a penalty kill late Monday. It showed how much faith the organization has in the second-year defenseman.
The Knights’ defensemen have received a heavy workload in their first two games. Could help be on the way?
The Golden Knights rallied to defeat the Anaheim Ducks in overtime Saturday night after goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury made key saves to keep them in the game.
The coronavirus pandemic forced the NHL to alter the schedule this season to minimize travel, so teams will be playing two-game series at the same location.
Golden Knights center Cody Glass spent the offseason reshaping his body after a disappointing rookie year and showed up to training camp about 15 pounds heavier.