Golden Knights: Mark Stone Named Team Captain

The Vegas Golden Knight have named Mark Stone as their first team captain. The announcement was made Wednesday. “Honestly, I was just kind of speechless,” Stone said. “For this organization in three years to be where it’s at, it’s very humbling for me. Big honour. Something that I’m not going to take lightly and somethingContinue reading “Golden Knights: Mark Stone Named Team Captain”

Golden Knights: Vegas Promotes McCrimmon to GM Post

The Vegas Golden Knights have promoted Kelly McCrimmon to the post of general manager, effective the first of September. McCrimmon will replace George McPhee, who will remain the president of hockey operations. “Working with the Golden Knights has been an incredibly rewarding experience, and I am very grateful for this new opportunity,” McCrimmon said. “IContinue reading “Golden Knights: Vegas Promotes McCrimmon to GM Post”

Golden Knights: Vegas Wants to Prove Last Year Was No Fluke

It didn’t look great for the Vegas Golden Knights when they started their sophomore season, but things have turned around for the franchise and they’re sitting at a reputable 29-19-4. They’re 6-4-0 in their last 10 and a full 10 points up on the Vancouver Canucks. They’re three points behind the Sharks. The Golden Knights,Continue reading “Golden Knights: Vegas Wants to Prove Last Year Was No Fluke”

NHL: Awards Handed Out in Emotional Ceremony

Taylor Hall took home the Hart Trophy on Wednesday night at the NHL Awards ceremony, but it was an evening of perspective that really set things right. The night featured a reunion of the surviving Humboldt Broncos, along with the honouring of coach Darcy Haugan – one of 16 who perished in the awful crashContinue reading “NHL: Awards Handed Out in Emotional Ceremony”

2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Nate Schmidt’s Improbable Road to Vegas

Hockey is a funny game abound with funny stories. Sometimes those stories are “ha-ha” funny. Sometimes those stories are weirdly funny. Sometimes they’re both. The story of Vegas Golden Knights defenceman Nate Schmidt is a bit of both, especially in the context of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The 26-year-old from St. Cloud has takenContinue reading “2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Nate Schmidt’s Improbable Road to Vegas”