The Vegas Golden Knights stuck with their plan and upset the Edmonton Oilers 6-4 in Game 1.
That and more in the latest VHN Daily Nuggets:
Vegas Golden Knights
Vegas Hockey Now: Perseverance overcame a four-goal Game 1 by Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl in a 6-4 win for the Vegas Golden Knights.
Vegas Hockey Now: He had two assists but the Vegas Golden Knights had a effective shutdown plan for Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid.
Stanley Cup Playoffs
ESPN: A 5-1 win over the New Jersey Devils in Game 1 seemed almost too simple for the Carolina Hurricanes.
Florida Hockey Now: The road has become home for the Florida Panthers.
Seattle Kraken: One of the biggest surprises and feel-good stories of the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs has been Kraken goalie Philipp Grubauer.
National Hockey Now
Calgary Hockey Now: There will be no rebuild for the Calgary Flames after they Monday’s firing of now-former head coach Darryl Sutter.
Colorado Hockey Now: One potential target for the Colorado Avalanche in unrestricted agency? Montreal Canadiens forward Jonathan Drouin.
LA Hockey Now: Longtime captain Anze Kopitar and alternate captain Drew Doughty can no longer be expected to carry the load for the Los Angeles Kings.
Pittsburgh Hockey Now: So what’s the latest on the search for a new general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins?
Washington Hockey Now: Longtime Tampa Bay Lightning assistant coach Alex Ovechkin’s former teammate Jeff Halpern is set to interview for the head coaching post for the Washington Capitals.
Chicago Hockey Now: What does the future hold for soon-to-be former Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews?
Norwood, MA native Matt Brown is one of countless people who’s lives have been, and forever will be touched by Boston Bruins captain Patrice Bergeron.
Montreal Hockey Now: What potential unrestricted free agents could stay with the Montreal Canadiens?