Vegas Golden Knights Front Office
Vadim Shipachyov scored 26 goals and had 50 assists in 50 games this season for SKA St. Petersburg in the KHL.
The New Jersey Devils vaulted over four teams for the right to the first pick in the NHL draft.
Golden Nights are open to acquiring draft picks to begin stockpiling for roster depth.
Gerard Gallant was fired by the Panthers in November after an 11-9-1 start.