The Vegas Golden Knights are sailing smoothly into the second half of their inaugral season with a 29-10-2 record, which puts them atop of the Pacific Division. Please do not adjust your computer screen, that is correct — the Golden Knights are the top seed in the Western Conference playoff hunt after 41 games played.
Learning from those before us is an ideal way to avoid mistakes. The Vegas Golden Knights should learn from the Atlanta Thrashers and Columbus Blue Jackets who struggled at the draft table. Atlanta could never overcome their poor showings at the draft and were eventually relocated. Columbus, on the other hand, drafted few promising players aside from
Roughly a day and a half after adding 31 players to their organization, the Vegas Golden Knights went back to work at the 2017 NHL Draft. Armed with 13 selections – including three first round picks – general manager George McPhee put a bow on a year’s worth of extensive scouting by his club with
The NHL offseason is in its busiest stage with the NHL Expansion Draft and NHL Entry Draft right around the corner. Once the Expansion Draft is complete and all 31 NHL general managers have an idea of where their teams stand, the next big task will be the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. The Draft is
What the 2017 NHL Entry Draft lacks in franchise-altering star power it makes up for with depth and intrigue. Over the past four drafts, Auston Matthews, Connor McDavid, Aaron Ekblad and Nathan Mackinnon were all slam-dunk selections at first overall. This year, we’ve been treated to intrigue and debate right from the get-go between Nolan Patrick