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  • Golden Knights activate Subban from injured reserve

    Sportsnet "The Vegas Golden Knights activated goaltender Malcolm Subban off of injured reserve on Friday. The team also sent emergency call-up Dylan Ferguson back to the WHL’s Kamloops Blazers. Vegas has been beset by a large assortment of injuries to its netminders this season, with starter Marc-Andre..." November 17

  • Goaltending Woes Continue For Vegas Golden Knights

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Vegas Golden Knights were down to their fourth string goaltender when they went to Maxime Lagace on October 30th. Oscar Dansk had been the latest victim, following Marc-Andre Fleury and Malcolm Subban to the injured reserve list. Last night, Lagace was pulled after allowing seven goals on 29..." November 15

  • Goaltender Maxime Lagace relishes journey with Golden Knights

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "Maxime Lagace’s second goaltender mask was delivered recently and features warriors from the movie “300.” “Just a little more, I want to say, raw,” he said. “More action on it.” Sounds pretty epic. Does that mean the Golden Knights goaltender is going to switch masks following one of the..." November 13

  • Switch to center suits Golden Knights’ William Karlsson

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "William Karlsson scored six goals in 81 games last season for Columbus. He needed 16 games with the Golden Knights to match that total. Karlsson was the No. 1 star in Friday’s 5-2 win over Winnipeg at T-Mobile Arena with two goals, and the 24-year-old has produced at almost a point-per-game..." November 12

  • Shipachyov: Russians should 'think 10 times' before leaving KHL

    Sportsnet "It’s safe to say the Vadim Shipachyov era in Vegas didn’t turn out as either party had predicted. After repeated AHL assignments, a brief three-game stay in the big leagues, and a messy financial split, the veteran Russian pivot returned to the KHL Saturday, signing a one-year deal with his old..." November 11

  • Shipachyov signs with former KHL team

    TSN "Former Vegas Golden Knights forward Vadim Shipachyov has signed a one-year deal with SKA St. Petersburg in the KHL. The agreement will run until the completion of the 2017/18 campaign. Before moving to the Golden Knights in the off-season, Shipachyov played four seasons with the KHL club..." November 11

  • Shipachyov becomes first player to retire as member of Golden Knights

    Sportsnet "Vadim Shipachyov has officially retired from the NHL, becoming the first player to do so as a member of the Vegas Golden Knights. Shipachyov will return to Russia. He signed with Vegas in May, after many seasons of standout play in the KHL." November 09

  • Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury back on ice for Golden Knights

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "The Golden Knights finally received some good news regarding their goaltenders. Marc-Andre Fleury skated Wednesday at City National Arena for the first time since his concussion Oct. 13 in a game against Detroit, an indication the team’s No. 1 netminder is close to returning to the..." November 09

  • After blockbuster, here are six players who could be traded this season

    USA Today "The Ottawa Senators’ inability to re-sign potential unrestricted free agent Kyle Turris was the impetus for Sunday's three-team blockbuster deal that involved Turris, Matt Duchene, plus four other players and three draft picks. The Senators didn’t want the risk of having Turris leave without..." November 07

  • Best NHL trade targets with Duchene off the market

    Pro Hockey Talk "Fans of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Columbus Blue Jackets, Carolina Hurricanes, and other teams must feel a little left out after this weekend. While those GMs either were afraid to pay the sticker price or weren’t in the conversation, the bottom line is that the Ottawa Senators got Matt Duchene,..." November 07

  • Vadim Shipachyov to leave Golden Knights for KHL via retirement

    Sportsnet "Vadim Shipachyov will retire from the NHL in order to return to Russia, according to Sportsnet’s Eric Engels. Shipachyov signed with Vegas in May, after many seasons of standout play in the KHL. He was unable to crack the Golden Knights roster, and would not report to the AHL, as both he and..." November 04

  • Golden Knights make more history with ninth win

    Pro Hockey Talk "The NHL hasn’t seen a new team get off to a hot start like the one the Vegas Golden Knights are experiencing in almost a century. Literally. Vegas’ accomplishment becomes even more interesting when you consider that they’re now at nine wins (after edging the Ottawa Senators in a see-saw 5-4..." November 04

  • Should Golden Knights sell at deadline if they’re contending?

    Sportsnet "Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee may have some hard decisions to make come February. McPhee has all along made clear his intentions to take a long-term approach to building a contender in Nevada, but a surprisingly hot start by his team has some wondering whether the expansion..." November 04

  • NHL, NHLPA agree on Shipachyov solution

    TSN "According to TSN Insider Pierre LeBrun, the NHL and NHLPA have an agreement in place for a solution to release forward Vadim Shipachyov from the Vegas Golden Knights. LeBrun says nothing is official yet, but everything should be finalized by Monday and it is believed that voluntary retirement..." November 04

  • Golden Knights north of border for first time in showdown with Ottawa

    Las Vegas Sun "The Golden Knights' second road trip of the year hasn’t started the way they would have liked with three straight losses in Brooklyn, N.Y., and Boston. Today, Vegas makes its first regular-season trip to Canada, where they face the Ottawa Senators in the capital. The Senators have lost five of..." November 04

  • McPhee says Vegas won't trade for a goalie

    TSN "The Vegas Golden Knights are down to their fourth-string goaltender with Maxime Lagace set to start Thursday night, with emergency WHL call-up Dyland Feguson serving as back-up. The team is without a timeline for the return of concussed goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, while backup Malcolm Subban..." November 02

  • Shipachyov back in Russia awaiting word on contract termination

    Sportsnet "Vadim Shipachyov has returned to Russia as his hockey future remains in limbo, according to his agent Petr Svoboda. The 30-year-old forward, who signed a two-year, $9 million contract — including a $2 million signing bonus — with the Vegas Golden Knights this past summer, hopes to pursue..." November 02

  • Shipachyov heading back to Russia

    Sporting News "Vadim Shipachyov's dream of playing in the NHL is over. Shipachyov, 30, has decided to leave the Vegas Golden Knights — and the NHL all together — to head back home to Russia, according to Sportsnet's Eric Engels. The Golden Knights signed Shipachyov to a two-year contract on May 4. When..." October 31

  • Golden Knights calling up teenaged WHL goaltender

    Fanrag Sports "The Vegas Golden Knights sit at 8-2-0 on the season and have allowed the second-fewest goals per game, but it’s emergency time. With injuries crippling their netminder situation, the team is calling up 19-year-old goaltender Dylan Ferguson from the Western Hockey League. The Dallas Stars..." October 31

  • Golden Knights suspend Shipachyov after he goes AWOL in Chicago

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "Vadim Shipachyov’s already tenuous situation with the Golden Knights took another downward turn Sunday. The 30-year-old Russian center was suspended without pay by the team after he left the Chicago Wolves prior to Saturday’s game with Milwaukee and reportedly returned to Las Vegas. However, he..." October 30

  • Shea Theodore Officially Recalled By Vegas Golden Knights

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The wait is over for Shea Theodore, who has finally been recalled by the Vegas Golden Knights. After both Jason Garrison and Griffin Reinhart have cleared waivers in recent days, the team now has enough roster flexibility to call up Theodore, who was expected to be one of the key members of the..." October 30

  • Shipachyov To Be Suspended, Could Be Terminated

    Pro Hockey Rumors "After not playing in what was supposed to be his AHL debut Saturday night, Vegas Golden Knights forward Vadim Shipachyov has been officially suspended, according Sportsnet’s Eric Engels. According to Engels, if Vegas does not trade Shipachyov before Monday, the team will likely begin a termination..." October 29

  • Domingue, Reinhart Placed On Waivers

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Arizona goaltender Louis Domingue and Vegas Golden Knights’ defender Griffin Reinhart were both placed on waivers this morning, according to Elliotte Friedman. Assuming both players clear waivers on Monday, they will be assigned to their respective AHL teams. Domingue became expendable..." October 29

  • Golden Knights waive struggling Jason Garrison

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Vegas Golden Knights’ roster activity continued on Friday as they waived Jason Garrison, who carries the highest cap hit ($4.6 million) among Golden Knights defensmen, per Cap Friendly. The move allowed them to activate Erik Haula from injured reserve. This move also follows the most recent..." October 27

  • Fleury won't join Golden Knights on upcoming 6-game road trip

    CBS Sports "Fleury won't join the Golden Knights for the start of their six-game road trip, which begins Monday in New York, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. Fleury is expected to return to practice soon, but there's no reason for Vegas to rush him back before he's 100 percent, as the..." October 27

  • Golden Knights allow Vadim Shipachyov to seek trade out of Vegas

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Vegas Golden Knights made a splash in May when they signed KHL star Vadim Shipachyov to a two-year, $9 million contract before the franchise even drafted a roster. Five months later, that relationship looks to be coming to an end. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reports on Wednesday that the..." October 26

  • Golden Knights’ Deryk Engelland wants to make Vegas proud

    Sportsnet "Hockey can’t heal Vegas’ wounds in the aftermath of the mass shooting on Oct. 1, but Deryk Engelland and the Vegas Golden Knights are offering a hopeful distraction to a city still reeling from tragedy. Engelland spoke on behalf of the expansion team at the home opener earlier this month during..." October 25

  • Can Golden Knights keep winning as they keep losing goalies?

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Vegas Golden Knights confirmed today’s fearful report: Malcolm Subban is expected to miss about a month thanks to a lower-body injury suffered during another Golden Knights upset (3-2 in OT vs. the Blues) on Saturday night. It makes for a dizzying run of turnover in the Cinderella expansion..." October 23

  • Subban to miss approximately 4 weeks with lower-body injury "Vegas Golden Knights goalie Malcolm Subban is expected to miss four weeks because of a lower-body injury sustained in a 3-2 overtime win against the St. Louis Blues on Saturday. Subban, who made 37 saves before leaving the game with 9:10 left in the third period, appeared to be hurt extending..." October 22

  • What's behind the Vegas Golden Knights' unprecedented start?

    USA Today "History says the expansion Vegas Golden Knights shouldn’t be winning this often. Statistics also don’t provide a tidy explanation for why Vegas is the only team to start 6-1 in its first NHL season. The Golden Knights’ Corsi rating, an indicator of puck possession, is 24th at 46.6, according..." October 22

  • Golden Knights fear Malcolm Subban out multiple weeks with injury

    Sportsnet "Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Malcolm Subban left Saturday’s game in the third period with a lower-body injury. The injury occurred when he stretched out to make a save against St. Louis Blues forward Jaden Schwartz. Subban, 23, has been filling in as starter for the Golden Knights ever..." October 22

  • A solution to the NHL’s advanced stats problem

    New York Post "During a recent casual conversation with someone who has been intimately involved in the NHL for decades, he jokingly said this: “You ever think that all of these off-ice officials are actually the same people in every arena?” It was a funny take on this gaggle of people in each city who keep..." October 20

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