Bold predictions: Don't bet on Leafs, and double down on Knights

If you thought the way last season evolved and wrapped up was full of excitement, you're in for another dramatic ride. Just take a look at Wednesday's opening night: Erik Karlsson debuts with the San Jose Sharks and John Tavares with the Toronto Maple Leafs. We'll also see how the summer of partying and the loss of head coach Barry Trotz has affected […]

Knights confirm Fergo pursuit, but coach coy on others

NEWCASTLE coach Nathan Brown has confirmed the club’s interest in luring another Sydney Roosters player to the club in representative star Blake Ferguson. Despite being one of the Roosters’ best so far this season, Ferguson remains unsigned for 2019 and could be on the hunt for a new home. The Knights this week announced the […]

Eller, Holtby shine as Capitals even Stanley Cup Final with Knights

Alex Tuch collected the skittering puck with absolutely nothing between him and the tying goal with two minutes left in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. Braden Holtby reacted with pure instinct. Washington's goalie stretched back and lunged to his right with his stick, thrusting the paddle into the exact 10-centimetre slot of air through which Tuch's shot was […]

Capitals, Knights both happy to put sloppy Game 1 behind them

The Vegas Golden Knights were over-the-moon happy to win Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. How they got across the finish line is another matter entirely. Vegas put in an uncharacteristically sloppy defensive showing in Monday's chaotic 6-4 victory over the Washington Capitals, a back-and-fourth tilt that saw a Cup-record four lead changes. Inching […]

Jets running out of runway as Smith's winner gives Knights 3-1 series lead

Marc-Andre Fleury is an expert on the difficulty of closing out a playoff series. The Vegas Golden Knights goaltender has the experience to know, with his three Stanley Cup rings and 129 career NHL playoff games. Up three games to one on the Winnipeg Jets in the NHL's Western Conference final, the expansion Golden Knights are a win away from advancing to […]

Jets looking to even series in Friday's 'must-win' Game 4 vs. Vegas Golden Knights

The Winnipeg Jets are emphasizing the need to come out flying against the Vegas Golden Knights when the two clubs play the fourth game in their Western Conference final series Friday night. Vegas leads Winnipeg two games to one in a series where the club that scored first has won each game. The Golden Knights could […]

Knights bounce back to down Jets, knotting West final 1-1

Jonathan Marchessault scored twice and said the expansion Vegas Golden Knights sent a message, bouncing back with a 3-1 series-evening win over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night in Game 2 of the Western Conference final. "Every time we need a big game as a group, we show up," Marchessault said. "We showed the hockey world we earned the […]

Jets cool Fleury to enjoy perfect takeoff against Golden Knights

The Winnipeg Jets enjoyed a perfect takeoff to their West final series against the upstart expansion Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday. With former Jets legends Bobby Hull, Anders Hedberg and Ulf Nilsson looking on from a luxury suite at a packed Bell MTS Place, the Jets got to the Golden Knights hot goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury early […]