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NHL Suspends Valentin Zykov 20-Games For Failed PED Test

Oct 18, 2019 1:30 AM

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.

Tags: Vegas, Suspension

Nate Schmidt Seeking Revision Of PED Testing

Sep 24, 2019 1:12 AM

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."

Tags: Vegas, Legal, Misc Rumor

Shea Theodore Treated For Testicular Cancer

Sep 13, 2019 11:48 AM

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.

Tags: Vegas, Injury, Misc Rumor

Devils Acquire Nikita Gusev From Vegas

Jul 30, 2019 2:27 AM

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.

Tags: New Jersey Devils, Vegas, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Leafs Acquire Draft Pick, Clarkson From Vegas

Jul 24, 2019 1:54 AM

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.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Vegas, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Sabres Send Two Draft Picks To Vegas For Colin Miller

Jun 28, 2019 6:53 PM

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.

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, Vegas, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Hurricanes Acquire Erik Haula From Golden Knights

Jun 27, 2019 1:11 AM

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.

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Vegas, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Source: William Karlsson To Re-Sign with Golden Knights

Jun 24, 2019 1:22 AM

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.

Tags: Vegas, Misc Rumor

Golden Knights Promote Kelly McCrimmon To General Manager

May 3, 2019 11:24 AM

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."

Emily Kapan/ESPN

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Vegas, Misc Rumor

NHL Apologizes To Golden Knights For Incorrect Penalty Call

Apr 26, 2019 2:41 AM

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.

Tags: Vegas, San Jose Sharks, Misc Rumor

Sharks' Hertl Delivers On Game 7 Promise
Tomas Hertl scored on a short-handed goal in double overtime on Sunday, as the Sharks won 2-1 to force game 7 on Tuesday night.

Sharks' Tomas Hertl Vows Game 7
After the Sharks 5-2 win on Thursday night, forward Tomas Hertl guaranteed to the fans there will be a Game 7 against the Golden Knights.

Joe Thornton Suspended For Game 4
The NHL has suspended Joe Thornton for an illegal check to the head of Tomas Nosek in Game 3.

Vegas Adds Nikita Gusev To Playoff Roster
Nikita Gusev was the KHL's top scorer playing with SKA St. Petersburg this season.

Vegas Trades For Mark Stone From Senators
Vegas agreed to sign Mark Stone to a contract extension with an annual average of $9.5 million.

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Golden Knights Sign Alex Tuch To Seven-Year Deal
Alex Tuch scored 15 goals and had 22 assists last season for the Vegas Golden Knights.

Paul Stastny Could Miss Two Months
The Golden Knights are now saying that center Paul Stastny could miss two months with a lower-body injury.

Golden Knights Lose Paul Stastny For Three Games
Paul Stastny wll miss at least three games due to an undisclosed lower-body injury.

Golden Knights Remain NHLs Hottest Ticket
The Vegas Golden Knights are the most in-demand NHL team for the second year in a row.

After Trade, Golden Knights Sign Max Pacioretty To Extension
The Golden Knights acquired Max Pacioretty from the Canadiens on Sunday.

Golden Knights Re-Sign William Karlsson To One-Year, $5.25M Deal
William Karlsson gets a significant raise from his previous $1 million salary.


Golden Knights, Marc-Andre Fleury Agree To Extension
Marc-Andre Fleury's deal will keep him in Las Vegas through the 2021-22 NHL season.

Capitals Capture Stanley Cup, Ovechkin Wins Conn Smythe Trophy
The Capitals won their first Stanley Cup on Thursday night in Las Vegas, defeating the Golden Knights 4-3 on a third period goal by Lars Eller.

Capitals Win Game 4, Take Commanding Series Lead
The Capitals beat the Golden Knights by the score of 6-2 on Monday night, scoring three first-period goals.

Golden Knights To Play Tomas Tatar In Game 4
Tomas Tatar was acquired at the trade deadline from the Red Wings, and has not played since May 16.

Capitals Win To Take 2-1 Series Lead
Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the second goal in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Golden Knights.

Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov Appears Ready For Game 3
Evgeny Kuznetsov participated in a full practice with his Capitals' teammates on Saturday morning.

Golden Knights Win Series, Advance To Stanley Cup Finals
The Vegas Golden Knights beat the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Sunday to capture the Western Conference series and advance to the Stanley Cup Finals.

NHL Names Karlsson, Raanta, Eichel 'Three Stars'
William Karlsson led the NHL with 3-6-9, including a pair of shorthanded goals, in four games last week.

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Golden Knights Acquire Tomas Tatar At Trade Deadline
The Red Wings will receive three draft-picks from the Golden Knights.