Daily Nuggets: Golden Knights Goaltending and Playoff Updates
There are 16 games in the NHL today so plenty to talk about before the Vegas Golden Knights
There are 16 games in the NHL today so plenty to talk about before the Vegas Golden Knights take on the Dallas Stars at 12:30 p.m.
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The Golden Knights can clinch the Pacific Division and get confirmed home ice for the playoffs with the following tonight…
– If they beat the Dallas Stars in any fashion AND the Edmonton Oilers lose to the San Jose Sharks in regulation.
Injury Updates: Adin Hill is looking to return from injury and, as a result, has been loaned to the Henderson Silver Knights, where he played potions of last night's game. Logan Thompson was also on the ice for optional morning skate Friday and could return soon.
For today's game, the tandem of Laurent Brossoit and Jonathan Quick will dress. A starter is currently unknown.
Playoffs: Which teams are the best and worst matchups for the Golden Knights in the first round?
Opinion: Here's also our take on what lines the Golden Knights should roll with come playoff time.
However, if this new line of Chandler Stephenson, Phil Kessel, and Ivan Barbashev continues to have success, you might as well keep them together.
Clip of the Day: There were absolutely no games on in the NHL yesterday (for some reason). So here's an AHL tussle.
NHL News and National Hockey Now
Winnipeg/Calgary: The race is on between the Flames and Jets for the final Wild Card Spot. The winner gets to play the VGK in round one, most likely.
Colorado: Like the Golden Knights, the Colorado Avalanche have a good shot at home ice in the first round.
New Jersey: With his college hockey season over, Luke Hughes has now signed his ELC with the New Jersey Devils.
NCAA: Adam Fanttilli is this year's Hobey Baker winner. The Frozen Four final between Minnesota and Quinnipiac is today at 5:00 p.m.