When players from previous draft classes go un-picked they become automatically unrestricted free agents. However when talented skaters gets passed over it becomes clear that they have something to prove and that can be considered rare.
As the 2017 NHL Entry Draft draws near we take a look at the current rankings of the top five Canadian, US, and Europe born skaters who are going to be up for grabs in Chicago on June 23rd. This years draft will be Chicago’s first time hosting this special event in 53 years.
VEGAS (February 22, 2017) – Vegas Golden Knights Owner Bill Foley announced today, February 22, that the team will be supporting the NHL’s Hockey Is For Everyone initiative through a variety of ways, including participating in USA Hockey’s “Try Hockey for Free Day” on February 25 and a visit to The Center in Las Vegas on February 28. Details for both events can be found below.
Summerlin- This afternoon I took a trip to Downtown Summerlin and visited our friends at Sports Town USA to check out the buzz around the Golden Knights swag and merchandise. Sports Town USA is located next to DTS anchor tenant Dillards and is within walking distance to the hockey clubs practice facility.
Las Vegas- Earlier this morning I took a trip inside Vegas’s Fashion Show Mall and paid our friends at USA Hockey Store a visit and checked out the Golden Knights merchandise that was proudly on display.
Summerlin- Today I visited the Golden Knights practice facility site that is still under construction in Downtown Summerlin.
This is where the team will be spending their training camp program to get themselves prepared before they hit the ice for their inaugural season.
Las Vegas- Today the Golden Knights organization held its first ever open house for their fans to get themselves familiarized with T-Mobile Arena and to have the opportunity to really take in this special day of what it means to be a member of the National Hockey League community and the fandom.
For the Vegas hockey fan getting to know Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee is must. These are the some of things to get you better acquainted to the man in charge of building the franchises inaugural roster that will take to the ice this fall.
Today the Vegas Golden Knights outlined the 5 reasons why hockey fans need to get excited for their 24 hour open house next on February 21, 2017.
As we approach this years trade deadline, Golden Knights General Manager McPhee will have some interesting and yet tough decisions of who his targets are and which player he’ll trade […]
As we approach the first NHL Expansion since 2000 there are some important details that you need to know before the Vegas Golden Knights begin selecting players from existing hockey clubs.
The third episode of the Behind The Vegas Ice Series took us on a journey with both Director of Hockey Operations Misha Donskov and Assistant Director of Player Development Bob Lowes. Donskov and Lowes talked about the recent World Junior Championship that took place in Canada’s illustrious city Montreal and getting an up close look
Earlier this week, team President Kerry Bubolz made an announcement that the franchise will be hosting it’s first ever scheduled open house at T-Mobile Arena that stars on Tuesday, February 21st beginning at 8:00 a.m PT. According to Bubolz the open house is to last 24 hours long that will conclude on the 22nd.