Latest Pete DeBoer News

Vegas Golden Knights right wing Reilly Smith (19) celebrates after scoring against the New York Islanders during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Fleury gets 60th career shutout, Vegas blanks Islanders 1-0

Feb. 16, 2020 2:52 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt said he missed the gold goalie pads Marc-Andre Fleury was set to sign and let the team auction off for charity. For the past couple of weeks, he had been pushing the veteran goaltender to dust them off. "Schmidty talked to me about it, so I...

Vegas Golden Knights center Jonathan Marchessault, back right, celebrates with right wing Mark Stone (61) after scoring a power-play goal against the St. Louis Blues in overtime of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Las Vegas. The Golden Knights won 6-5. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Marchessault's OT goal lifts Golden Knights past Blues 6-5

Feb. 14, 2020 3:06 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Zach Sanford had the best game of his young NHL career — even if his thoughts were understandably far from the ice. Sanford scored four goals in St. Louis' 6-5 overtime loss to Las Vegas on Thursday night, the Blues' first game since teammate Jay Bouwmeester collapsed from a...

Vegas Golden Knights new head coach Peter DeBoer talks to media after defeating the Ottawa Senators 4-2 in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 in Ottawa, Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

Detail-oriented DeBoer hoping to get Vegas back in playoffs

Feb. 12, 2020 1:19 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Peter DeBoer could have chosen a life inside a courtroom arguing in front of a judge's bench, considering he has law degrees from th the University of Windsor and the University of Detroit. Instead, he's enjoyed a mostly successful career behind an NHL bench. In each of his first seasons...

Minnesota Wild's Jared Spurgeon, left, scores a power play goal against Vegas Golden Knights' goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, right, in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Fiala has goal, 2 assists as Wild beat Golden Knights 4-0

Feb. 11, 2020 11:55 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kevin Fiala's potential has largely gone unfulfilled, a fast-skating, slick-handed forward with not nearly enough goals to match his skills. He's only 23, though, and a recent landing on Minnesota's first line has helped bring out his best. Fiala kept up his recent surge for...

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender James Reimer makes a save against the Vegas Golden Knights during overtime in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Carolina tops Vegas in shootout, spoils DeBoer's home debut

Feb. 9, 2020 2:26 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — For a brief moment, after the jumbotron inside T-Mobile Arena played a highlight reel and Erik Haula's name was announced the same way as when the forward starred for the Vegas Golden Knights, the veteran got a bit emotional as an announced crowd of 18,417 gave him a standing ovation. Then...

Vegas Golden Knights right wing Mark Stone (61) is congratulated after scoring a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Stone, Fleury lift Golden Knights over Panthers 7-2

Feb. 6, 2020 10:39 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Mark Stone scored two goals and had three assists, Marc-Andre Fleury recorded the 460th win of his career and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Florida Panthers 7-2 on Thursday night. Max Pacioretty had two goals and an assist, Nate Schmidt scored a goal and had an assist, and Shea...

San Jose Sharks' Kevin Labanc, left, celebrates his goal with Timo Meier during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Calgary Flames on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)

Thornton reaches 1,500 points, Sharks beat Flames 3-1

Feb. 5, 2020 1:01 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Joe Thornton had two assists to reach 1,500 career points and the San Jose Sharks beat the Calgary Flames 3-1 Tuesday night. Evander Kane, Brent Burns and Kevin Labanc scored for the Sharks, who have just two wins in their last seven games. San Jose is 8-11-2 since interim coach Bob...

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) and Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt (88) chase a bouncing puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Stamkos leads Lightning to 4-2 win over Golden Knights

Feb. 4, 2020 11:13 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos tipped in his 24th goal of the season in the third period and led the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday night. Andrei Vasilevskiy made 28 saves and extended his streak of consecutive games without a regulation loss to 16 games,...

Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) blocks a shot by Nashville Predators right wing Craig Smith (15) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Fleury makes 19 saves, Golden Knights beat Predators 3-0

Feb. 1, 2020 11:27 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chandler Stephenson, Nicolas Roy and Reilly Smith scored, Marc-Andre Fleury made 19 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Nashville Predators 3-0 on Saturday night. The Golden Knights have won two straight, including at Carolina on Friday night. Vegas held Nashville to its...

Vegas Golden Knights right wing Alex Tuch (89) celebrates with defenseman Shea Theodore (27) and right wing Mark Stone (61) following Tuch's goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Tuch's tiebreaking goal lifts Vegas over Carolina 4-3

Jan. 31, 2020 11:19 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Alex Tuch scored a tiebreaking power-play goal with 2:28 remaining in the third period to lift the Vegas Golden Knights to a 4-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night. The Hurricanes had tied the score with a goal by Sebastian Aho on a power play of their own just 70 seconds...