Tag: Vegas Prospects

No Collusion! The Golden Knights’ Russian Invasion May Be Closer Than You Think

No Collusion! The Golden Knights’ Russian Invasion May Be Closer Than You Think

The Vegas Golden Knights haven’t had much success with Russians.  Yet. While Vadim Shipachyov was one of the first players to sign a contract with the Knights, his NHL career lasted exactly 3 games, 1 suspension, and resulted in a total of 1 goal.  While the general public will likely never know the full truth …

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The Golden Knights Are Better (But Not Younger) in Their Second Season

The Golden Knights Are Better (But Not Younger) in Their Second Season

  As the Golden Knights get ready to launch their sophomore season, it’s hard to believe that it was only a year ago that Vegas’ new fans were bracing for a dumpster fire of a first campaign.  Every expert, analyst, and beer vendor in hockey was certain that the Golden Knights would finish near the bottom of …

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Golden Knights Top Prospect Rankings: #1 Cody Glass

Golden Knights Top Prospect Rankings: #1 Cody Glass

Name: Cody Glass Overall Ranking: 1 Position: Center Age: 19 Place of Birth: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Height: 187 cm / 6’2″ Weight: 81 kg / 179 lbs Shoots: R Drafted: 2017 Round 1, 6th Overall Last Season: Portland Winterhawks – 64 GP, 37 Goals, 65 Assists, 102 Points, +/- = +42   Summary: Oh look everyone, …

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Golden Knights Top Prospect Rankings: #2 Nick Suzuki

Golden Knights Top Prospect Rankings: #2 Nick Suzuki

Name: Nicholas Suzuki aka “Nick Suzuki” Position: C Age: 18 Place of Birth: London, Ontario, Canada Height: 5’11’’/ 180cm Weight: 183lbs/ 83kg Shoots: R Drafted: 2017 Round 1, 13th Overall Last Season: Owen Sound Attack – 64 GP, 42 Goals, 58 Assists, 100 Points +/- = +30 Summary: One of the most successful junior players …

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Golden Knights Top Prospect Rankings: #6 Maxim Zhukov

Golden Knights Top Prospect Rankings: #6 Maxim Zhukov

Name: Maxim (or Maksim) Zhukov Position: G Age: 18 Place of birth: Kaliningrad, Russia Height: 6’3’’ Weight: 187lbs Catches: L Picked: 4th round, 2017, 96th overall 2017/18 Season: USHL Green Bay Gamblers – 53 Games, 2.45 Goals Allowed, .909 Save Percentage, 3 Shutouts – 27 Wins, 19 Losses, 1 Tie Goalie prospects have it rough. …

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Golden Knights Top Prospect Rankings: #7 Ben Jones

Golden Knights Top Prospect Rankings: #7 Ben Jones

  Ben Jones a.k.a. “Benjamin Jones” Niagara IceDogs / OHL – 18/19 Date of Birth: Feb 26, 1999 Age: 19 Place of Birth: Waterloo, ON, CAN Position: Center Height: 6’0″ Weight: 187 lbs / 85 kg Shoots: L Contract: Entry Level Contract (3 years) Drafted: 2017 round 7 #189 overall by Vegas Golden Knights 2017-18 …

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Golden Knights Top Prospect Rankings: #8 Zach Whitecloud

Golden Knights Top Prospect Rankings: #8 Zach Whitecloud

Name: Zach Whitecloud Position: RHD Age: 21 Place of Birth: Brandon, Manitoba, Canada Height: 6’2’’ Weight: 209 lbs Shoots: Right Picked: N/A (Signed from Bemidji University) 2017/18 Season: Bemidji University Beavers – 36 Games, 4 Goals, 15 Assists, 19 Points, Plus/Minus: -4 This story is for everyone out there who’s been told you’re not good …

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