Let’s go over some news and notes:
- The Golden Knights won last night! And guess who scored the game-winner — Brandon Pirri! Shocker, right? [KOI]
- Pirri may not be the best defensive forward, but he’s been a pretty sweet treat for Vegas over the last week or so. [HockeyBuzz]
- Ever wonder if ex-Golden Knights miss playing in Vegas? Don’t. Because they absolutely do. [SinBin.vegas]
- Perhaps Erik Brannstrom is ready for the NHL.
ERIK BRANNSTROM! Brannstrom tallies another goal in this tournament, this time sending the Sweden lead to 3 with a LASER!— Hockey Daily (@HockeyDaily365) December 28, 2018
#SWE 4 - 1 #SVK pic.twitter.com/1i9cs5f0PP
In other news...
- The Penguins signed Jake Guentzel to a five-year, $30 million contract extension. [PensBurgh]
- The captains for the 2019 All-Star Game were announced yesterday. [ESPN]
- Speaking of which, it’s looking like the Blues will be hosting the 2020 All-Star Game.
The Blues will host the 2020 NHL All-Star Game @Enterprise_Cntr, league sources have told @TheAthleticSTL.— Jeremy Rutherford (@jprutherford) December 27, 2018
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