Tag Archives: Stanley Cup

The smallest moves have had a huge impact upon VGK’s early successes

Vegas goalie Adin Hill

Fans and media love major trades and big-money free agent signings. Potential trades are speculated about daily and when one year’s free agent signings end, speculation immediately begins about who will sign where the following year. The Vegas Golden Knights have garnered more than their fair share of headlines in their brief existence for mega-trades and high-priced free agent signings.

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Bill Foley fired the wrong guy, as Pete DeBoer pays for sins of others

General manager Kelly McCrimmon stood at a podium at City National Arena on Monday afternoon, addressing a small group of reporters who had made their way to the Vegas Golden Knights’ headquarters to try to understand the firing of Pete DeBoer as the franchise’s head coach. Whoever McCrimmon, owner Bill Foley and the VGK’s Wizard of Oz, George McPhee, the

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It’s the least sexy idea, but standing pat at trade deadline could pay dividends for the Golden Knights

The Vegas Golden Knights went to the Stanley Cup finals in 2018 in their first year of existence, and were it not for an all-timer save by Braden Holtby on Alex Tuch in the waning moments of Game 2, the Knights could have paraded the Cup down Las Vegas Boulevard in their first year of existence. After signing Paul Stastny

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Facing my fears: A Golden Knights-Kings first-round playoff match-up

By Howard Stutz Special guest contributor My home office contains a small shrine to the Los Angeles Kings. Photos of me with Kings’ legends Luc Robitaille, Anze Kopitar, and Dave Taylor are displayed along with signed hockey cards from Jim Fox and Butch Goring. There are Robitaille and Fox bobbleheads, and other memorabilia. Two Stanley Cup Champion caps, from 2012

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