Latest Vegas Golden Knights News

Injuries to top Golden Knights players testing resolve early

Oct. 16, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas lost two more players when forward Max Pacioretty and captain Mark Stone got hurt Thursday against Los Angeles, adding two key names to the Golden Knights' long list of injuries. Pacioretty is week to week after he broke a foot during the 6-2 loss...

Kopitar's hat trick propels Kings to 6-2 victory over Vegas

Oct. 15, 2021 02:38 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings are hoping that some of their young players step to the forefront to help end a three-year postseason drought. But on opening night, it was the veteran standouts from the franchise's two Stanley Cup title runs that led the way. ...

Vegas defeats Seattle, 4-3, ruins Kraken league debut

Oct. 13, 2021 02:20 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights earned a victory in their first game in franchise history four years ago. They denied the Seattle Kraken the same accomplishment Tuesday night. Max Pacioretty scored twice as the Golden Knights spoiled Seattle’s debut with a...

NHL Preview: What to know about the 2021-22 season

Oct. 11, 2021 02:24 AM EDT

There is more high-level hockey on tap over the next nine months than ever before. Thanks to the addition of the Seattle Kraken as the NHL's 32nd franchise and the return to a full schedule, 1,312 regular-season games are set to be played before the start of the playoffs...

Marchessault's passion has him eager for Vegas' new season

Oct. 10, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Young hockey players tend to get a certain glimmer in their eyes when a new season approaches, and they talk about the sport they grew up learning on a pond or outdoor rink. Fueled by one thing, 30-year-old Jonathan Marchessault still gets that gleam. ...

NHL ready for 82-game season, wide-open race for Stanley Cup

Oct. 08, 2021 12:49 PM EDT

Drew Doughty needs a refresher going into his 13th NHL season. When he ran into Patrick Kane before training camps opened, it was the first time he had seen the Chicago star around a rink in almost two years. “I don’t even know who plays for what...

Golden Knights, Avalanche appear to be teams to beat in West

Oct. 06, 2021 15:03 PM EDT

The Vegas Golden Knights have made deep playoff runs in three of their four years and are used to being looked at as the team to beat in the Western Conference. Advancing in the postseason, though, is not going to satisfy a young franchise that lost in the Stanley Cup...

Flyers coach Vigneault denies player medication allegations

Oct. 04, 2021 13:17 PM EDT

VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) — Philadelphia Flyers coach Alain Vigneault on Monday denied accusations that he ever gave players drugs without doctor’s consent as suggested in a string of social media posts by former player Robin Lehner. In a series of tweets Saturday, Lehner...

NHL reaches out to Lehner after social media accusations

Oct. 03, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

The NHL has reached out out to Robin Lehner to set up an interview after the goaltender made several accusations on social media, including that teams give players drugs without a doctor's consent, a league spokesman confirmed to The Associated Press. In a series of...

Net off the moorings: Two dozen NHL goalies change teams

Sep. 30, 2021 16:19 PM EDT

Marc-Andre Fleury was the face of the Golden Knights franchise, won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's best goaltender and received assurances from Vegas owner Bill Foley that he'd retire there. So, naturally, he was surprised to find out he'd been traded to Chicago. ...