And so it begins. Fresh off a big win against the Colorado Avalanche, the Vegas Golden Knights will start a season-high seven-game homestand on Thursday against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Stay tuned for a full preview of the team's _ day homestay.
In the meantime, here's what's going on in the National Hockey League.
Vegas Golden Knights
World Juniors: Four Golden Knights prospects are competing in the 2023 World Junior Championships, and all four have reached the Final 4 with their respective countries. They are Zach Dean (Canada), Carl Lindbom (Sweden) and Matyas Sapovaliv, and Jakub Brabenec (Czechia).
Dean has a goal and an assist in five games so far. Sapovaliv has five assists in as many games, Brabenec seven points in five games, and Lindbom a .941% save percentage, two shutouts, and a 1.79 goals-against average. All four players will play in the semifinals starting on Wednesday.
Semifinals Schedule: Czechia (Sapovaliv and Brabenec) vs. Sweden (Lindbom)- 11:30 am.m USA vs. Canada (Dean)- 3:30 p.m.
Denver: The Golden Knight's fourth line and penalty kill stepped up in their 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Vegas: A small little guide to the Vegas Golden Knights for incoming Las Vegas Raiders fans.
2023: As we enter a new calendar year, here are five bold predictions for the Vegas Golden Knights.
2024: The 2024 NHL Winter Classic will be played between the Seattle Kraken and Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Park in Seattle.
Caesars Palace: It will be the second outdoor game for the Golden Knights, but the third for the city of Las Vegas.
Clip of the Day: Let's see that Keegan Kolesar scrap from last night one more time.
NHL News, Trade Rumors, and National Hockey Now
Boston: The Boston Bruins beat the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2023 NHL Winter Classic, with Jake DeBrusk scoring two goals.
St. Louis: The St. Louis Blues have extended backup goaltender Joel Hofer to a two-year deal worth $1.55 million.
San Jose: Could the New York Islanders be a potential trade destination for Timo Meier of the San Jose Sharks?
Ottawa: It appears that Ottawa Senators defenseman Nikita Zaitsev is on the NHL Trade Block. Could the Columbus Blue Jackets be a fit?
Washington: As the Washington Capitals get healthier, they are being faced with tough roster decisions.
Detroit: 21 questions for the Detroit Red Wings heading into 2023.
Montreal: The five biggest surprises for the Montreal Canadiens in 2022.