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The Vegas Golden Knights joined the NHL in 2017 as the league’s first expansion team since 2000 when the Columbus Blue Jackets and Minnesota Wild started operations. The Golden Knights broke the mold for expansion franchises by winning their division and reaching the Stanley Cup Final in their inaugural season. It was the most successful debut season for an expansion franchise in the history of North American professional sports. Although they lost that series to the Washington Capitals, the Golden Knights followed it up with five playoff appearances in their first six seasons. They won their first Stanley Cup in 2023. 

Over/Under on Golden Knights’ Player Projections by ESPN

With the Vegas Golden Knights’ 2023-24 season starting in just a few weeks, it’s time for fans and analysts to give their final thoughts on which players will be amongst the NHL’s top scorers. ESPN has officially released their point projections for the upcoming season, and in this piece, I’ll be looking at a few of the Golden Knights players and giving my thoughts on whether they’re going to be over or under their projected point totals. ESPN takes a number of situational factors and previous statistics to try and provide accurate predictions on over 300 NHL players, in hopes…

5 Must-Watch Golden Knights Games in 2023-24

The Vegas Golden Knights’ 2023-24 title defense is going to be filled with memorable matchups. Following a relatively uneventful offseason, the roster remains almost identical to the one that hoisted the Stanley Cup. Can these Golden Knights replicate last season’s success? With the NHL season just under a month away, here’s a look at some of the highlights from the Golden Knights’ upcoming regular-season schedule. Tuesday, Oct. 10 vs. Seattle Kraken: Golden Knights Raise Stanley Cup Banner If there is a must-watch game this season, it’s the season opener. The Golden Knights will kick off the 2023-24 campaign at home…

Golden Knights’ Contracts vs. the NHL

About 18 months ago, I ranked the Vegas Golden Knights by contract value. Since that time, plenty has changed, most notably last season’s Stanley Cup triumph. The effect of the Cup is an interesting one when it comes to contract value, making just about every contract seem largely justifiable but also complicating proper evaluations of their worth. For years now, the Golden Knights have boasted one of the league’s most-discussed cap sheets, carrying a large number of long-term mega-deals that have kept them up against the cap ceiling. Much to the chagrin of many hockey fans, this has prompted the…

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Golden Knights FAQ

What year were the Vegas Golden Knights founded?

The Vegas Golden Knights joined the NHL in 2017 as the league’s first expansion team since 2000.

When did the Vegas Golden Knights play their first game?

The Golden Knights played their first game on Oct. 6, 2017. They played the Dallas Stars and won 2-1.

Who is the current head coach of the Vegas Golden Knights?

Bruce Cassidy is the current head coach for the Vegas Golden Knights.