Vegas Golden Knights forward Valentin Zykov has been suspended for 20 games without pay for violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program.
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Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt still cares whether you believe he's a cheater -- almost as much as he cares about never seeing another player go through the humiliation he has endured.
"No one in the world can say that they don't care that people think they're a cheater," Schmidt told ESPN after a Knights preseason game last week.
"If I'm the last guy it ever happens to, I'm OK with that."
Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore says he underwent surgery for testicular cancer during the offseason and is expected to make a full recovery.
Theodore revealed his cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment in an essay Thursday in The Players' Tribune.
The New Jersey Devils continued their summer upgrade on Monday, trading a third-round pick in 2020 and a second-round pick in 2021 for left wing Nikita Gusev of the Vegas Golden Knights.
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has acquired a fourth-round selection in the 2020 NHL Draft and forward David Clarkson from Vegas in exchange for goaltender Garret Sparks.
Clarkson, 35, last played an NHL game in March 2016 after suffering a career-ending injury.
The Buffalo Sabres have acquired defenseman Colin Miller from the Vegas Golden Knights for a pair of draft picks, according to multiple reports.
The Golden Knights acquired a second-round pick in the 2021 draft and a 2022 fifth-round selection, according to reports.
The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired forward Erik Haula from the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for forward Nicolas Roy and a conditional fifth-round draft pick in the 2021 NHL draft, the teams announced Wednesday night.
Center William Karlsson is expected to sign an eight-year, $47.2 million contract to remain with the Vegas Golden Knights, a source confirmed to ESPN.
The new deal is expected to be completed by Tuesday, according to The Athletic, which first reported the deal.
The Vegas Golden Knights have promoted Kelly McCrimmon to general manager.
George McPhee will remain in his role as president of hockey operations.
McCrimmon was previously assistant general manager and received interest from the Edmonton Oilers to become their general manager. The Seattle expansion franchise was also interested in McCrimmon.
"Together they have constructed a championship-caliber team in a very short time," Golden Knights owner Bill Foley said of McPhee and McCrimmon in a statement. "This personnel move ensures that our hockey operations group stays intact and positions our organization for long-term success."
The National Hockey League has apologized to the Vegas Golden Knights for an incorrect major penalty call that opened the door for a four-goal San Jose Sharks rally and eventual victory in Game 7 of their first-round playoff series.
"The league did reach out and apologize," general manager George McPhee said Thursday in Las Vegas.