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Las Vegas–It’s been a complete day since the NHL deadline window has passed for teams submitting qualify offers to their existing RFA’s, so who has the Vegas Golden Knights qualified so far?

The Golden Knights have five notable players from their inaugural season roster that are on RFA status. Leading that group is William Karlsson, then Tomas Nosek, William Carrier, Colin Miller, and Shea Theodore.

After the deadline passed yesterday, the Golden Knights along with the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings were the three clubs that did not formally announce who they qualified, this was according to NHL.com.

Per team policy they have kept this information confidential.

However, it seems that this information on who they qualified has actually made it’s way on Social Media, particularly on Twitter and other means.

Here is what we do know as that the Golden Knights have indeed extended a qualifying offer to the franchises single season leading goal scorer of 43, Karlsson.

This report was released per David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal. His qualifying offer for the 2018-19 season is rated at $1.05 million which is slightly higher than his last year total of $1 million.

By just qualifying Karlsson alone, allows the Golden Knights to hold on to his negotiating rights. On the other side, Karlsson does have arbitration rights and given that he had a career year he’ll want much more than that.

Since he has the option the exercise arbitration the deadline to file it is due on July 5. However it may not come to that because it gives George McPheeΒ some more time to workout a new deal for Karlsson.

In addition, both fourth line players in Carrier and Nosek have also been qualified by the team as per Schoen reported earlier today.

Carrier and Nosek played on a line with center Pierre-Edouard Bellemare that formed the catchy title in their first season, “The International Line”.

With Carrier from Canada, Bellemare from France, and Nosek hailing from the Czech Republic it was only fitting that their line was nicknamed that way.

It was also mentioned by Schoen that defenseman Colin Miller received his qualifying offer from the Golden Knights.

However the status of Shea Theodore if he has been given a qualifying offer remains to be seen at this point.

For those new hockey fans who are unfamiliar to this and want to know how this qualifying offer system works, our friends at Capfriendly.com have put together a very good and resourceful tool to help you have a better understanding of what it means. By the way, it’s very helpful and informative.

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