At the onset of free agency, it seemed curious to see the Vegas Golden Knights continue to add help on the wing, arguably the club’s biggest area of strength. Without losing anyone of significance (unless you count Ryan Reaves), they re-signed trade deadline addition Mattias Janmark, and traded for Evgenii Dadonov. Now we know why.
Alex Tuch has been one of the Vegas Golden Knights’ best players throughout the regular season. He finished tied for third in goals for the team during the regular season while averaging third-line minutes. His production rate and commitment to both sides of the puck saw him getting more opportunities higher on the depth chart
There’s no local bias involved in the Vegas Golden Knights being among the most probable Stanley Cup contenders in the early odds for the upcoming 2020-21 season. At +900, they rank just behind the Colorado Avalanche (+450) and defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning (+800) as the third-largest favorite heading into next season. And it’s easy
The New Jersey Devils have had an active offseason, making upgrades on offense, defense, and in net. But even with the new additions, they still have $18 million in available cap space. They have to re-sign restricted free agents Jesper Bratt and Mackenzie Blackwood, which should take up around $6-7 million in additional cap space.
LAS VEGAS — Alex Tuch scored in regulation and added the shootout winner in the Vegas Golden Knights’ 2-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday. Vegas’ Malcolm Subban stopped 35 shots in his third straight start, including two monster saves in the final 12 seconds of regulation, and two more in overtime, turning away
Babcock safe Sportsnet: Elliotte Friedman said that Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock’s position is safe. “It was one of those weeks in Toronto,” Friedman said Saturday during the Headlines segment of Hockey Night in Canada, as the Maple Leafs lost for a third time in their past four games. “I didn’t get a
Stars GM will be patient and not feeling pressure to make a move Matthew DeFranks of the Dallas Morning News: Dallas Stars GM Jim Nill on the team’s slow start. “To say you’re going to make all these changes, people are thinking about trades or whatever, those things don’t happen overnight,” Nill said. “You just