The NHL has started to dip its toes into social justice issues far more recently, which includes Golden Knights players Ryan Reaves and Robin Lehner kneeling for the American and Canadian anthems Monday.
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.
The Golden Knights’ Ryan Reaves and Robin Lehner, along with Dallas’ Tyler Seguin and Jason Dickinson, knelt during the American and Canadian anthems before their game Monday.
Robin Lehner will get the nod at goaltender Monday against the Dallas Stars after Marc-Andre Fleury started and won the Golden Knights’ exhibition game Thursday.
The Knights locked arms before their exhibition game Thursday against the Arizona Coyotes to support racial equality.
Golden Knights fans should see some familiar faces during the NHL play-in games Friday.
Every day the team walks from the JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District hotel to Ford Hall, the main entrance to Rogers Place, and gets tested for COVID-19.
Max Pacioretty remains a country away from his teammates, and Knights coach Pete DeBoer said the many unknowns of bubble life in Edmonton caused the team to leave him behind.
The Golden Knights are starting to get adjusted to their home away from home in Edmonton, Alberta, for maybe the next two months.
Jon Merrill has had a lot on his plate the last five months, but he’s excited to be back practicing with his teammates and chasing a Stanley Cup.
The two Knights players have seen a lot more of each other since the NHL paused its season in March.
Fans have the chance to wave the Golden Knights goodbye before they chase the Stanley Cup in Edmonton.
Coach Pete DeBoer said every time Nicolas Roy was on the ice before the NHL’s shutdown, good things seemed to happen. Now the rookie is ready for a larger postseason role.