The Vegas Golden Knights are back home after an eight-day four-game road trip. It felt a lot longer than that, in my opinion. Luckily the team does not have any road trips that feature more than three games on the schedule up until Christmas.
We're still in the rotation of game, off-day, game, and will be until Santa comes.
Here's what's happening around the NHL today. Shane Wright is out for revenge. Nathan Mackinnon is hurt. Trade rumors are kicking up regarding Erik Karlsson, Brock Boeser, and Jakub Chychrun. And the Vegas Golden Knights continue to be a close-knit hockey club.
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Vegas: Whether it's for Jack Eichel, Phil Kessel, or Bruce Cassidy, the Vegas Golden Knights continue to win big games for their teammates.
Standings Update: The Seattle Kraken lost Tuesday night to the Montreal Canadiens, giving the Golden Knights a six-point lead on them.
Pacific Division: VGK 39, SEA 33, LAK 32, EDM 28, CGY 27, VAN 25, SJS 20, ANA 17
NHL: It's been changed to Shane Wright now, but the NHL's feature banner image on Twitter was briefly of Paul Cotter.
Clip of the Day: Poetic justice for Shane Wright, who scores his first NHL goal against the Montreal Canadiens
NHL News, Trade Rumors, and National Hockey Now
Calgary: Could the Calgary Flames be a potential suitor for Vancouver Canucks trade chip Brock Boeser?
Arizona: Trade talks regarding the Arizona Coyotes potentially selling Jakob Chychrun are reportedly heating up.
Colorado: Already banged up, the Colorado Avalanche will now be without Nathan Mackinnon for the next four weeks.
Long Island: It seems as if the New York Islanders have found a suitable linemate for Mat Barzal with Oliver Wahlstrom.
Washington: The struggling Washington Capitals want to see more from Anthony Mantha.
Dallas: Mitch Marner extended his point streak to 20 games, and Jason Robertson's streak came to an end as the Maple Leafs beat the Stars.