Since the Vegas Golden Knights came into the NHL last June one of the things that was talked about is their minor league affiliation for the 2017-2018 season. Given that the American Hockey League has yet to announce any potential expansion for their current 30 franchise membership where would the Golden Knights partner up with during their first season as the league celebrates the next 100 years of existence.
With NHL Free Agency getting closer players from their current clubs think about their futures if they want to stay and extend with the team they are playing for or try and test out waters and entertains deals with other franchises.
Just weeks after he was signed on as the first player with the Vegas Golden Knights organization the Brandon Wheat Kings forward Reid Duke captured the scoring title with his current WHL hockey club.
As we approach the 2017 NHL Draft hosted by the Chicago Blackhawks a website out there as put together a lottery simulator that allows hockey fans from around the world to hypothetically determine the outcome of this years draft order. The purpose of this is to generate the buzz for the fans to get in the mode before the draft lottery event kicks off.
VEGAS – March 17, 2017 – Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz announced today, March 17, that the team has hired Jim Frevola as the club’s Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer. In this role, Frevola will oversee the organization’s media sales and sponsorship efforts, collaborate with Golden Knights Vice President of Global Partnerships Michael Mungiello on securing new partnerships in the business community and provide insightful direction to the team’s overall sales strategy.
VEGAS – March 14, 2017 – Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, March 14, that the team has hired Chris Davidson-Adams as the club’s first ever Head Equipment Manager. In this role, Davidson-Adams will be responsible for all of the Golden Knights player equipment, skate sharpening, transport, purchasing and inventory and will oversee the Golden Knights equipment staff.
Its the oldest cliche in the books in all of sports that defense wins championships. In the NHL they live by that motto every season. Teams like the Chicago Blackhawks, Los Angeles Kings, Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins, Detroit Red Wings, and Anaheim Ducks have been fortunate over the past 10 seasons to be equipped with a defensive corp that carried them all the way and capture Lord Stanley’s Cup.
Teams that win throughout the course of the regular season and go deep in the Stanley Cup Playoffs are equipped with a bottom 6 unit capable of carrying the load when the elite scorers are coming up empty.
According to the league top’s content official Steve Mayer reported to Yahoo Sports Josh Cooper that indeed the NHL will be broadcasting the 2017 Expansion Draft for the 31st team in Vegas Golden Knights.
12 years ago the NHL put into place a new rule directive that prohibited illegal shift changes for teams that purposely ice the puck to other end of the rink. The motivation behind this was for the team that clearly ran out of gas would try to sneak fresh bodies on the ice to continue the play of game from an offensive perspective.
The 2017-2018 NHL Season salary cap could increase to $76 million according to Deputy Commissioner Bill Daley when he informed the members of the media today at the General Managers Meetings in Boca Raton, Florida.
Today the General Managers meetings entered day two of their three day conference in Baco Raton, FL. On the docket was the potential for the offside rule and whether tweaks needed to be made going forward.
Today the Vegas Golden Knights and General Manager George McPhee made history with signing the former 2014 NHL draft pick Reid Duke to a 3 year entry level contract. This marked franchise history with the organization.
Today General Manager George McPhee and the Vegas Golden Knights organization announced their first ever signing as they inked free agent Reid Duke from the Western Hockey League Brandon Wheat Kings to a three year entry level contract.
Today the General Managers meetings started back up this week in sunny Boca Raton, FL. It was first time in which featured a 31 GM Roundtable. A topic that was brought up had to do with 2017-2018 Salary Cap.
Just days after being formally admitted into the NHL Vegas Golden Knights General Managers George McPhee heads to Boca Raton, FL. This marks the official meeting that the GM has […]