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Knights are proving Vegas loves a winner

A day after the NHL’s biggest surprise team lost a rare home game in front of the biggest crowd of the season, more than 10,000 fans flooded downtown Las Vegas for a Golden Knights fan fest. That’s the kind of impact their record-shattering first half has had in the community. The first-year Golden Knights lead […]

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U.S. army takes aim at Golden Knights’ nickname

The U.S. Army has filed a challenge opposing the application of the NHL’s newest franchise to register the trademark “Vegas Golden Knights.” In a claim filed Wednesday with the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in suburban Washington, the Army claims it will be damaged by registration of the marque and says it has acquired […]

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Golden Knights’ Marchessault hits jackpot with new $30M deal

The Vegas Golden Knights have signed leading scorer Jonathan Marchessault to a $30 million US, six-year contract extension. General manager George McPhee announced the deal Wednesday. Marchessault, who is earning $750,000 this season, will count $5 million against the salary cap starting next season through 2024. Since being taken from the Florida Panthers in the expansion draft, […]

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Fleury, Murray steal show as Golden Knights edge Pens – NHL on CBC Sports

Jon Merrill’s first goal of the season snapped a third-period tie, Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 24 shots against his former team and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Thursday night. It was the first meeting between the defending Stanley Cup champions and Vegas, which acquired Fleury from Pittsburgh during the NHL expansion […]