Author: Chris Gawlik

Golden Knights: Is a Trade Coming That Nobody Expects?

Vegas Golden Knights general manager Kelly McCrimmon has a flair for the dramatic. No one ever knows what he is going to do. In Vegas, we have come to expect the unexpected when it comes to player and coaching changes. Mark Stone was acquired at the eleventh hour during the 2019 trade deadline. No one […]

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Golden Knights: Is Marchessault in His Final Days as a Vegas Golden Knight?

Make no mistake about it, the heartbeat of the Vegas Golden Knights is Jonathan Marchessault. The soon to be unrestricted free agent might just be entering the prime of his career at age 33. The original misfit registered a career second-best 69 points and a career-best 42 goals during the 2023-24 regular season. Did I […]

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Golden Knights: Failed Plan(s)

Plan “A” for Vegas Golden Knights general manager Kelly McCrimmon was to keep the 2023 championship roster as close to intact as possible and attempt to run it back. Reilly Smith was traded soon after the parade to free up salary cap space to extend Ivan Barbashev. Adin Hill was extended and no other major […]

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Do or Die Game Six for Golden Knights: Three Things That Need to Happen

Here we go. The Vegas Golden Knights have their backs against the wall in game six of the first round of the 2024 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Dallas Stars dropped the first two games of the series and have rallied for a three-game winning streak. Can the Golden Knights win for the first time […]

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Golden Knights: DeBoer is Outcoaching Cassidy

The Vegas Golden Knights had the Dallas Stars stunned after winning the first two games of the series in Dallas. Stars coach Pete DeBoer was a man defeated during the game two post game presser. “They’re the Stanley Cup champions, they’ve got everyone figured out,” DeBoer said after game two. “They figured out everyone last […]

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NHL Playoffs: Is William Karlsson Dealing with Injury? Vegas Lineup Changes Coming?

William Karlsson won 56.2% of his faceoffs during the regular season. Karlsson took 12 faceoffs in game one and 10 faceoffs in game two vs. the Dallas Stars. Tomas Hertl was moved to the third line ahead of Saturday’s game three, and Karlsson missed the pre-game skate for an undisclosed reason. Hertl took 20 faceoffs […]

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Golden Knights vs. Dallas Stars: Finding Value and a Lock in Series Props

It is playoff time! The only thing better than celebrating a Vegas Golden Knights victory is heading to the window after the game to cash a ticket! Here’s a list of betting props from DraftKings Sportsbook that I like. Series Winner, Golden Knights, +120 This is bizarre, and also a homer pick. I can not […]

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Golden Knights Regular Season No. 7 Report Card

Another Vegas Golden Knights regular season has come to an end. In standard fashion, the season had goaltender drama, injuries, moments when the team was unstoppable, and periods when the team struggled with bottom-feeders. Let’s dive right into the grades. 98 Points, fourth-place in the Pacific, Wild Card No. 2, C- Listen, “C’s” get degrees. […]

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The Golden Knights Playoff Game One Starter in the Net is…

This is not a prediction, it’s a spoiler. Do not read this article if you do not want to learn who the playoff game one starter in the net will be for the Vegas Golden Knights. Coach Bruce Cassidy is in a different spot heading into this year’s NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Cassidy has a […]

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Golden Knights Receiving Eye Rolls from Around the League as Stone Returns to Practice

President of Hockey Content for Daily Faceoff, Frank Seravalli, made a statement that aligns with how many view the Vegas Golden Knights handling of Mark Stone’s injury with respect to the salary cap. Here is why people are questioning Stone’s situation. This is the second year in a row Stone returned to practice from an […]

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