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August 18, 2019

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Vegas has best expansion team in history of pro sports, and it’s not close

Knights Beat Nashville

L.E. Baskow

Vegas Golden Knights players celebrate their first goal over the Nashville Predators during their game at the T-Mobile Arena on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018.

The Vegas Golden Knights are only halfway through their inaugural season, and they’ve already redefined what anyone thought was possible for an NHL expansion franchise. Against all odds, the Knights are currently 29-10-3 with 61 points, good for the best record in the Western Conference — and only 4 points shy of the Tampa Bay Lightning for the best record in the entire league. It’s enough to make the Knights hockey’s greatest debut team ever, hands down.

But that’s not all: Vegas is also lapping the field of expansion teams across every major pro sport.

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