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Vegas Blanks the Kings: The Good and the Bad

January 2, 2019 - 12:38 AM ET

Marc-Andre Fleury stopping a Tyler Toffoli breakaway (USA Today Sports) It is indeed a happy new year for the Vegas Golden Knights. With a 2-0 home victory over the Los Angeles Kings, the Golden Knights are officially undefeated in 2019. Brandon Pirri scored the lone goal on Kings goalie Jack C...

Brandon Pirri Sent to the AHL

January 4, 2019 - 5:52 PM ET

Brandon Pirri (USA Today Sports) This afternoon, the Vegas Golden Knights distributed a press release, announcing the designation of forward Brandon Pirri to the Chicago Wolves of the AHL. Prior to his call-up, Pirri led the AHL in points (and still does), even after spending seven games with t...

Making Sense of the Brandon Pirri Saga

January 5, 2019 - 2:31 PM ET

Brandon Pirri (USA Today Sports) As many of you already know, the Golden Knights designated forward Brandon Pirri for assignment, back to the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League. Among other reasons given by Golden Knights management, the move was made in order to activate Max Pacioret...

Then and Now: Vegas Beat NJ Sunday, Play Rangers at Home Tonight

January 8, 2019 - 3:02 PM ET

On Sunday afternoon, most televisions were tuned into the Wildcard round of the NFL Playoffs, but the Golden Knights were at the T-Mobile Arena, with a sold-out crowd in attendance, taking on the New Jersey Devils. Heading into the game, the Golden Knights sported a 25-15-4 record, good for second p...

Reaves Gets a Fight as the Golden Knights Beat NYR 4-2

January 9, 2019 - 12:48 PM ET

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Alexandar Georgiev (USA Today Sports) On Tuesday night, inside the T-Mobile Arena, fans got to see the difference between a playoff contender and a team with more deficiencies than strengths. From the outset, the Vegas Golden Knights outplayed the New York Rangers, usi...

Sushi Anyone? Vegas Hosts San Jose in a Pacific Division Heavyweight Bout.

January 10, 2019 - 1:00 PM ET

These are the fun ones folks. A big home game, against a big, talented division rival, is what the fans and the players alike live for. Vegas knows how to party on a Thursday night and tonight, the T-Mobile Arena will be the hot spot, as the Vegas Golden Knights host the San Jose Sharks at 7pm. This...

San Jose Snaps Vegas' Seven Game Win Streak with 3-2 Victory

January 11, 2019 - 1:17 PM ET

Thursday night’s matchup between the Golden Knights and the San Jose Sharks lived up to its billing. A division rivalry game, between two teams separated by just one point in the standings, is sure to bring out the best effort from both teams. The game was a back-and-forth affair, with both teams...

Vegas Beat Chicago 4-3 Without Holding a Lead

January 13, 2019 - 1:43 PM ET

(USA Today Sports) One lead is all the Vegas Golden Knights needed Saturday night to collect two points in Chicago. Now this lead wasn’t attained by the Golden Knights scoring first and never relinquishing it. No, this lead was the kind you get and take it straight into the locker room. Vegas...

Golden Knights Dominated the Winnipeg Jets, Still Lost Game 4-1

January 16, 2019 - 12:48 PM ET

Kyle Connor’s First Goal (USA Today Sports) Tuesday evening’s game was a Western Conference Finals rematch and the Winnipeg Jets were able to exact some revenge on the Vegas Golden Knights, winning the game 4-1. Winnipeg got a two-goal performance from University of Michigan grad, Kyle Conn...