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December 10, 2018

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The New Guys: Longtime friends Stastny, Pacioretty join forces on Golden Knights' second line
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018
“Selfishly, I’m really pumped,” says Paul Stastny, the Golden Knights' newest player. “[Even] more off the ice than on the ice. In the locker room I have another forward that I’m familiar with. We’re both learning new faces together. We’re both going through the learning experience together.”

Is the Vegas Golden Knights' glass half full or half empty?
We offer opposing viewpoints on the season
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018
The Golden Knights’ magical inaugural season was one for the ages, but the players aren’t satisfied. They fell three wins short of hoisting the Stanley Cup and are determined to finish the job in Year 2. On paper, there’s no reason why the Golden Knights shouldn’t be one of the ...
Golden Knights Crystal Ball: 10 predictions for the 2018-2019 season
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018
Who’ll score the most goals, and how many wins will the team pile up?
Tattoo you: Golden Knights fans seal their connection to the team with ink
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018
Revolt Tattoos offered free VGK tattoos outside T-Mobile Arena prior to playoff games, and fans lined up by the dozen.
5 Golden Knights home games you can't miss
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018
In the preseason, when many NHL arenas are half full, the Golden Knights played in front of 17,958 fans on Sunday. Yes, it’s safe to assume tickets will again be tough to land for home games, starting Thursday for the season opener against visiting Philadelphia. Last year, the Golden Knights ...
Tuch, Haula battling for second-line role with Golden Knights
Friday, Sept. 28, 2018
Only a few spots have yet to be decided, with the most notable being the right winger for the second line. It’s a given the line will be centered by Paul Stastny and flanked on ...
Shea Theodore glad to be back on the ice for Golden Knights
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018
Shea Theodore took the ice with his Golden Knights teammates today at City National Arena for the first time since the Stanley Cup Final in June. Theodore missed the first two weeks of ...
Golden Knights sign Theodore; Gallant calls 7-year deal 'huge for us'
Monday, Sept. 24, 2018
The 23-year-old played well for Vegas last season with six goals and 23 assists to finish third among defensemen with 29 points. Theodore’s play improved in the postseason, where he spearheaded the Golden Knights power play and racked up ...
Golden Knights will have at least one new face on the blue line
Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018
With three preseason games remaining for the Golden Knights, it’s clear there will be a new face on the blueline this season, at least for ...
Winters does it all for Palo Verde in victory against Shadow Ridge
Friday, Sept. 21, 2018
The win propels the Panthers to 4-1 on the season — their best start since 2013 when they finished 10-2 ...
Sierra Vista breaks out in rivalry game win against Desert Oasis
Friday, Sept. 21, 2018
The Sierra Vista high football team’s offense was firing on all cylinders Friday night, as the Mountain Lions bested Desert Oasis 54-20 in the Southwest League opener ...
Cheyenne downs Valley to get back on track
Friday, Sept. 21, 2018
Sophomore running back Majae Madison ran for 200 yards and three touchdowns in the first half alone ...
Spring Valley beats Clark to win Southwest League opener
Friday, Sept. 21, 2018
Spring Valley senior quarterback Mason DeCunzo found receiver Marco Godinez for a 60-yard touchdown to give the ...
Golden Knights become first NHL team to partner with a sportsbook
Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018
The Vegas Golden Knights have entered a multiyear partnership with William Hill US, becoming the first-ever NHL team to partner with a sportsbook. The partnership will feature a TV visible dasher board, in-arena signage, updated ...
After tumultuous stint, Chelis gone from Las Vegas Lights FC
Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018
Jose Luis Sanchez Sola, the Las Vegas Lights FC technical director, has left the team, the club announced today. Sola, commonly known as “Chelis,” struggled through the team’s inaugural season, leading ...
Nosek ready for bigger offensive role with Golden Knights
Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018
Tomas Nosek has shown an improved offensive game this training camp, and after producing under the bright lights he could be in line for a promotion. Last season he played mostly on the Golden Knights’ fourth line and penalty kill unit ...
Golden Knights win preseason opener, develop rookies along the way
Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018
The preseason — particularly the first couple games — is about developing young players for the future of the franchise, and the Golden Knights are doing that by ...
Golden Knights' Fleury adjusting to new goaltender equipment regulations
Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018
The NHL altered goaltenders’ chest-protectors this offseason, making them smaller in several areas to cover less ...
Analysis: Canelo's victory over Golovkin should be enjoyed, not disputed
Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018
Instead of admiring the first-class skill both fighters put on display, much of the chatter following the decision was surrounding the three people who scored the fight ...
Canelo takes majority decision win over Golovkin
Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez out-punched Gennady Golovkin to a majority decision in the highly-anticipated rematch Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena ...
'The feeling is priceless': Chaparral jubilant in keeping the cleat
Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
Chaparral defensive back Quintrell Randle leaped into a crowd of players in his own end zone and intercepted the ball just as the final horn blared ...
Foothill leans on defense in 17-14 win over Canyon Springs
Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
The Foothill Falcons’ offense was the star of the team’s 3-0 start this season, but Friday night they had to lean on a strong defense ...
Desert Pines handles Sierra Vista, 40-14
Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
Desert Pines senior running back Cameron Wiley ran for three touchdowns in the second quarter Friday night, to help lead the Jaguars to a 40-14 win over Sierra Vista ...
Virgin Valley remains undefeated with big night from Delano
Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
Junior running back Wyatt Delano exploded for 320 yards and three touchdowns to lead Virgin Valley to a 33-18 win over Democracy Prep Friday night in Mesquite ...
Faith Lutheran falls 50-10 to California powerhouse
Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
The Faith Lutheran football team’s trip to California didn’t end how the Crusaders would have liked Friday night, losing 50-10 to powerhouse JSerra Catholic ...
Words and fists: Alvarez and Golovkin bring real animosity into their T-Mobile rematch
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin were mostly cordial heading into their fight last September. The two were sparring partners for a short period in 2011 and appeared to remain friendly throughout the promotional period preceding their bout ...
New Golden Knight Pacioretty: 'It’s amazing what they’ve done here'
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018
“If I had been taken by Vegas in the expansion draft I wouldn’t’ be feeling the way I am today,” Pacioretty said. “Everyone had a lot of question marks about this franchise ...
Takeaways from VGK rookie camp: Brannstrom is 'a special player,' Glass 'a threat all over the ice'
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018
Erik Brannstrom was selected by the the Golden Knights 15th overall in the 2017 draft and has spent the last two seasons in the highest professional league in Sweden. He showed off his offensive prowess when ...
Golden Knights make 4-year, $28 million bet on Pacioretty
Monday, Sept. 10, 2018
If he had been playing poker, Golden Knights general manager George McPhee on Sunday shoved his stack of chips to the center of the table ...
Golden Knights acquire Montreal captain Max Pacioretty in blockbuster deal
Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018
In Las Vegas, Pacioretty will likely play alongside Alex Tuch and Paul Stastny on the Golden Knights’ second line ...
What the Golden Knights coaches will be watching for in tonight's Rookie Faceoff
Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018
The “win at all costs” mentality that teams have in real games is absent, and instead coaches and scouts are looking for different ...
Bonanza wins 'the Banner' back from Spring Valley
Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
Smiles stretched across the faces of the entire Bonanza High football team as they hastily unrolled the banner at midfield ...
Desert Pines beats Bishop Manogue in Reno
Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
Desert Pines sent a message to the rest of Nevada that they belong in the 4A classification with a 33-20 win over Bishop Manogue Friday night in Reno ...
Sierra Vista holds on late to beat Hawaii team
Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
In the final moments of Friday night’s game, Sierra Vista was clinging to a 28-20 lead over Kaimuki High School from Hawaii ...
Del Sol tight end switches to running back, leads team to victory
Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
The Del Sol and Chaparral football teams were deadlocked 21-21 late in the third quarter of Friday night’s game when Dragons starting running back Trey Alexander left the game with an injury ...
Virgin Valley defense dominates Western, 60-6
Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
The Virgin Valley football team's defense forced four interceptions and dominated throughout as the Bulldogs clobbered Western 60-6 Friday night ...
McPhee: Supplements from Golden Knights not behind Schmidt’s suspension
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018
When the NHL announced Sunday morning that Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt would be suspended for the first 20 games of the season for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing ...
Golden Knights players back in Las Vegas, bonding ahead of second season
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018
Most Golden Knights players have returned to Las Vegas from their offseason retreats and the team is preparing for the upcoming season. The players are bonding thanks to everything from player-organized practices to fantasy football drafts. By day the players are bonding on the ice with ...
'You can feel the intensity': Haka a powerful weapon in Liberty's arsenal
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018
With violent chest pounding and foot stomping, players hissing and spitting water into the air, and unleashing hair-raising Polynesian war cries, the Liberty High football team’s pregame Haka ritual is so intimidating, the Clark County School District forces them to face away from ...
Fitting farewell: In last game at Cashman, 51s win on game-ending home run
Monday, Sept. 3, 2018
It started 36 years ago with the Las Vegas Stars Triple-A baseball team, and ended Monday afternoon with a booming home run off the bat of ...
Vegas Play of the Day: Virginia Tech at Florida State
Monday, Sept. 3, 2018
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our four sports writers started with ...
Karlsson's childhood friend from Sweden ends up in Las Vegas, playing for UNLV
Monday, Sept. 3, 2018
Golden Knights’ star center William Karlsson grew up playing hockey in the youth leagues of Stockholm. One of his friends and teammates was Viktor Brask, who started playing ...
What Schmidt's suspension means for the Golden Knights
Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018
While Schmidt and the Golden Knights aren’t happy with the suspension length, they must accept it. Here’s what the lengthy suspension means for both Schmidt, and the team...
Vegas Play of the Day: West Virginia vs. Tennessee
Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our four sports writers started with ...
Las Vegas Bowl executive director watches college games with distinctive perspective
Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018
This is the first weekend of the year with a full slate of college football games, and millions of fans across the country will be watching. Some will watch at home on their favorite recliner, some at the game with their face painted, and some at a Las Vegas sports book with ...
Arbor View will use loss to Arizona team as fuel
Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018
It’s not often the Arbor View High football team leaves the field a loser.
Canyon Springs falls 41-14 to Utah state champion Orem
Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018
The Canyon Springs football team challenged itself with a tough matchup to open the season, traveling to Utah to face state champion Orem ...
Cheyenne grabs third straight win, beats Rancho
Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018
The Cheyenne Desert Shields dismantled Rancho 48-0 Friday night to remain undefeated ...
Pahrump Valley gets first win with 42-14 beatdown of Sunrise Mountain
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
Senior running back Casey Flennory scored two touchdowns through the air and one on the ground to lead Pahrump Valley to its first win of the season Friday night ...
Chaparral comes from behind to beat Bonanza
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
The Chaparral High football team scored 10 points in the fourth quarter to come from behind and top Bonanza 26-21 Friday night at Chaparral ...

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