Latest Vegas Golden Knights News

Roy scores 1:18 into OT, Vegas-Montreal series tied 2-2

Jun. 21, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Vegas goalie Robin Lehner took a rather unconventional method in getting fired up upon being informed he was getting the start in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup semifinal series against the Montreal Canadiens. Lehner rode the team bus alone to the arena four...

Golden Knights GM self-isolating after positive COVID test

Jun. 20, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights general manager Kelly McCrimmon was placed in self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19. The Golden Knights provided no other updates except to say Sunday that McCrimmon is following NHL and local health protocols. ...

Vegas goalie Fleury laughs off flub, looks forward to Game 4

Jun. 19, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury was so upbeat, the Vegas goalie laughed off a question about his costly late-game flub. The Golden Knights might be well-served to do the same after finding themselves in the all too familiar position of facing adversity during a...

Tensions rise quickly in semifinals between unfamiliar foes

Jun. 19, 2021 03:36 AM EDT

When a heated scrum broke out between Islanders and Lightning players at the final horn of Game 2 and New York's Travis Zajac wrestled Tampa Bay's Anthony Cirelli to the ice, it did not feel like these teams didn't face off all season. “I think we are familiar with them...

Canadiens beat Golden Knights 3-2 in OT to take 2-1 lead

Jun. 19, 2021 02:50 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Luke Richardson didn’t envision his debut as an NHL head coach coming this way. But he’ll take it. Josh Anderson scored his second goal of the game at 12:53 of overtime and Carey Price made 43 saves as Montreal beat the Vegas...

Canadiens coach Ducharme tests positive for virus, isolating

Jun. 18, 2021 23:46 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Montreal interim coach Dominique Ducharme tested positive for the coronavirus and missed the Canadiens' 3-2 overtime victory Friday night in Game 3 of the semifinal series against the Vegas Golden Knights. The NHL said Ducharme received a confirmed...

Pressure on Vegas with semifinal series shifting to Montreal

Jun. 17, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

The last time the Vegas Golden Knights played north of the border, they outshot a gritty, underdog opponent and got beat by a hot goaltender. The next game they play in Canada presents a similar challenge against Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens, who resemble the...

Offense from defense a key factor in Stanley Cup semifinals

Jun. 17, 2021 09:15 AM EDT

One of the first things Peter DeBoer wanted to change when he took over as Vegas Golden Knights coach 17 months ago was getting defensemen more involved in the offense. It took some time. Now, the Golden Knights have more goals, assists and points from their blue line...

Price makes 29 saves, Canadiens beat Golden Knights 3-2

Jun. 17, 2021 01:17 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens vowed to adapt after looking out of sync in the first game of their Stanley Cup semifinal series with the Vegas Golden Knights. It's exactly what they did Wednesday night. Carey Price made 29 saves and the...

Rangers confirm Gallant has been hired to replace Quinn

Jun. 16, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

Gerard Gallant is the new coach of the New York Rangers and will be tasked with taking one of the NHL’s youngest clubs to the next level. The Rangers announced Gallant's hiring Wednesday after agreeing to a four-year contract with him this week. ...