is reporting that former NHLer Stéphane Da Costa is getting closer to signing with the Vegas Golden Knights.

Da Costa has been playing in this year’s IIHF World Championship tournament for his native country France. Thru 6 games played he is in a 2-way tie for 5th place in the scoring with Sweden forward William Nylander with 10 points (6 goals and 4 assists).

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He recently recorded his 4th assist of the tournament against Team Slovenia in his team’s  4-1 win.

Also per are reporting that the Golden Knights have an offer on the table for Da Costa.

“France, moreover, this year could reach all three players active NHL, including Antoine Roussel from Dallas and Yohann Auvitu of New Jersey. To do this, the Parisian ice in September had already overseas operating Stephane da Costa, with the balance 5 + 3, the second most productive player of the tournament, which has an offer on the table from Las Vegas.” Per

As this story continues to develop we will have more information. Stay tuned…

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