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Nate Schmidt's suspension for PEDs shocks current, former Golden Knights teammates

Marc-Andre Fleury was surprised and T.J. Oshie said he was shocked to see Nate Schmidt suspended 20 games for violating the NHL’s performance-enhancing drug policy. Current and former teammates expressed degrees of disbelief about the suspension this week after the NHL announced the Vegas Golden Knights defenceman’s punishment on Sunday. Schmidt insisted he didn’t intentionally take a banned substance and ...

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Golden Knights, William Karlsson avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

William Karlsson and the Vegas Golden Knights avoided arbitration with a $ 5.25 million US, one-year contract for the high-scoring forward. General manager George McPhee announced the deal Saturday. Karlsson gets a significant raise from his previous $ 1 million salary. “In the arbitration process, it helps to get the deal done,” McPhee said. “The parties get sharper and more ...

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Golden Knights resolve trademark dispute with U.S. Army

The Vegas Golden Knights have resolved a trademark dispute with the U.S. Army over the NHL franchise’s name and gold and black colours. The hockey team said in a statement Thursday that an agreement with the Army allows the team to continue using the “Vegas Golden Knights” and “Golden Knights” while the Army can keep using the “Golden Knights” nickname ...

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Marc-Andre Fleury signs 3-year extension with Golden Knights

The Vegas Golden Knights have agreed to terms with three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie Marc-Andre Fleury on a three-year contract extension worth an average of $ 7 million US per year. Fleury had one year remaining on his contract. The extension announced Friday would keep him with Vegas through the 2021-22 season, creating the possibility that the 33-year-old Fleury could end ...

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NHL Playoffs 2018 Bracket: Capitals beat Golden Knights 4-1 in Stanley Cup Final

Say it out loud: The Washington Capitals are Stanley Cup champions  The Capitals brought the Vegas Golden Knights’ historic inaugural season to an end on Thursday night in Las Vegas, taking the Stanley Cup Final in five games. For Washington, it’s their first championship in franchise history — a title 44 years in the making. After 13 years, Alex Ovechkin finally ...

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