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Vegas Golden Knights
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December 07, 2018 - 4:58 pm
Jonathan Marchessault and Alex Tuch scored 12 seconds apart in the third period to send the surging Golden Knights past the Blackhawks 4-3 on Thursday night.
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Otto Rogers playfully holds up stickers against the proposed name Kraken and in support of Totems following the announcement of a new NHL hockey team in Seattle, at a celebratory party Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 06, 2018 - 10:56 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Sitting high above the ice of Rogers Arena, Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning has fond memories of his time playing junior hockey for the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League and their trips up Interstate 5 to play at the old Mercer Arena...
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, center left, holds a jersey after the NHL Board of Governors announced Seattle as the league's 32nd franchise, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Sea Island Ga.. Joining Bettman, from left to right, is Jerry Bruckheimer, David Bonderman, David Wright, Tod Leiweke and Washington Wild youth hockey player Jaina Goscinski. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
December 05, 2018 - 5:48 pm
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Seattle's NHL expansion team has its roots in Dave Tippett's computer. That's where the longtime coach-turned-senior adviser keeps a running list of players around the league who might be available in an expansion draft that is still 2½ years off. It is just an exercise for...
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Nate Schmidt
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December 05, 2018 - 11:06 am
Nate Schmidt scored twice in the final two minutes to lift the Golden Knights over the Capitals 5-3.
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Max Rubin cheers and holds a sign in favor of the team name "Kraken" following the announcement of a new NHL hockey team in Seattle, at a celebratory party Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 04, 2018 - 12:59 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — John Barr understood it was likely a foregone conclusion and yet as NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman spoke nearly 3,000 miles away, he found himself getting emotional watching the televisions in the packed bar. Barr was among fans watching Tuesday morning as Seattle was awarded an NHL...
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, left, shakes hands with Seattle Hockey Partners majority owner David Bonderman after the announcement by the National Hockey League Board of Governors to name Seattle as the home of the league's 32nd franchise, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Sea Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
December 04, 2018 - 11:13 am
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Seattle is getting a National Hockey League team. It will just have to wait a little bit longer to drop the puck. The NHL Board of Governors unanimously approved adding Seattle as the league's 32nd franchise on Tuesday, with play set to begin in 2021 instead of 2020 to allow...
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Edmonton Oilers vs. Vegas Golden Knights
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December 02, 2018 - 10:51 am
Koskinen stopped 31 shots and Ryan Spooner scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, lifting the Oilers to a 2-1 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night.
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New Jersey Devils goaltender Keith Kinkaid (1) watches as Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19), from Sweden, and right wing Tom Wilson (43) celebrate a goal by Backstrom during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 30, 2018 - 7:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Wilson got back on the score sheet and put himself back under the microscope that has become a part of his existence in the NHL. Wilson scored again before being ejected for a questionable hit and Nicklas Backstrom had a hat trick and four points in the Washington Capitals' 6-...
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Max Pacioretty
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November 30, 2018 - 10:47 am
Fleury made 33 saves and Max Pacioretty scored twice to lead the Golden Knights past the struggling Vancouver Canucks 4-3 for their fifth straight victory.
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Gerard Gallant
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November 29, 2018 - 12:07 pm
Gerard Gallant insisted over the first two months of the season that the Vegas Golden Knights would be fine once they found their rhythm and re-established the type of chemistry that led them to the Stanley Cup Final last season. Apparently, Gallant knew what he was talking about.
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