Learning from the Vadim Shipachyov Saga

This blog has mostly avoided discussing the soap opera between the Vegas Golden Knights and Russian forward Vadim Shipachyov because there’s been plenty of hand-wringing elsewhere, but the story does appear to carry a certain object lesson for the NHL and how general managers run teams. Granted, this lesson isn’t a new one and theContinue reading “Learning from the Vadim Shipachyov Saga”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Vegas Golden Knights

The Vegas Golden Knights are ready to rumble. The NHL’s 31st team will open training camp on September 14 and will prepare to dish out 23 roster spots. They’ve drafted carefully, made a few trades and put the right people in charge. Now, the proof will or will not be in the pudding. “Training campContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Vegas Golden Knights”