National Hockey League playoffs 2018: Golden Knights vs. Jets preview and prediction

12 May, 2018, 20:42 | Author: Virgil Todd
  • An Inside Look at Capturing the Vegas Golden Knights' Expansion Season

After picking through scraps, the Caps broke the Islanders' mark with an even more putrid 8-67-5 record. "The team that defends the best through the neutral zone and attacks simply through the neutral zone will have the best chance to win".

One interesting storyline that those in Winnipeg will know is that prior to the season TSN broadcast and former Winnipeg Free Press columnist Gary Lawless took a job with the Golden Knights as there director of communications and doing game day media.

There are fewer youngsters in the Western Conference final.

Vegas won the Pacific Division by eight points, a cakewalk in today's three-point National Hockey League era. Murren said MGM would likely not have any ownership in an National Basketball Association team if they do come here.

"WestJet is thrilled to support the Winnipeg hockey community and our WestJetters in their love of Canada's game", said John Weatherill, WestJet Vice President, Pricing and Revenue Management and Chief Winnipeg Hockey Fan.

Nashville would get within one before the period ran out.

"Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury's teammates admire his positive disposition as much as his premier puckstopping abilities". It's more like apple fruit roll-up-to-apples. Like it was in the mid 1990s, player availability is just not there.

That's because the rules in those days allowed incumbent teams to protect 15 skaters and two goalies. The Jets are strong down the middle, have a lethal power play and a quick-strike ability that has the potential to bury teams. Marc-Andre Fleury and backup goalie Malcom Subban were out for extended periods of time, and they kept winning. Have you seen how easy their expansion draft rules were?

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In the last National Hockey League expansion in 2000, Minnesota and Columbus faced protected rosters of either 14 skaters (five defensemen, nine forwards) and a goalie, or 10 skaters (three defensemen, seven forwards) and two goalies. "How they move the puck from their end in straight lines and make plays off that rush".

Seventeen years later, the Golden Knights were treated far more generously. First-and-second-year pros were exempt.

The Capitals' postseason history with the Penguins - all-time, they've lost nine out of 10 series against their Metropolitan Division rival - is so well-documented that it barely needs mentioning. As a team the players have rallied behind the fact that they were all cast aside by their old teams.

Will Vegas triumph over a bruising and skilled Jets squad? Fleury has had a highlight reel save in nearly every game at this point.

Many NHL GM's, while impressed with Vegas' success, are also furious at it. Then again, Jonathan Marchessault (27) and James Neal (25) had. A great leader, a fun guy to be around.

5 - Head coach Gerard Gallant, who was sacked by the Florida Panthers in 2016, is viewed as a near-lock for the Jack Adams Award thanks to using an up-tempo system that has Vegas ranked in the top half of the league in goals (3.27), power play proficiency (21.4%), goals-against, (2.74), and penalty kill proficiency (81.4%). The NHL set these rules so that they could bask in expansion cash (reportedly $500 million). But that's the task for Seattle, who are aiming to join the National Hockey League in 2020.

However, it's no wonder why Torrey (among others) couldn't get his club going out of the gate like Vegas.

It's about 1,600 miles away from the Las Vegas Valley, but this weekend all eyes in southern Nevada will be on Winnipeg as the Golden Knights take on the Winnipeg Jets in the Western Conference Final. So much for patience with this expansion team, #VegasStrong wants a #CupIn1.


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