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Knights Nuggets: The Golden Knights are back!

Start off your morning by reading up on some news and notes.

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Rise and shine! Let’s check in on some news and notes:

- The Golden Knights returned to action last night as they defeated the Arizona Coyotes 7-2 in the preseason opener. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s good to have hockey back. [Knights on Ice]

- Brayden McNabb didn’t put up eye-popping statistics last season, but he cemented himself as a key cog on the Vegas blue line. [Knights on Ice]

- It’s a bummer that Erik Karlsson isn’t a member of the Golden Knights right now, but Vegas’ failure to acquire the two-time Norris Trophy winner shouldn’t keep fans from feeling optimistic. [Knights on Ice]

- Have you read Max Pacioretty’s article for The Players’ Tribune yet? If not, you should do that. Like, this very second. [The Players’ Tribune]

- Marc-Andre Fleury and his wife Veronique announced that they are expecting their third child! Hooray for the Fleurys! [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

In other news...

- The possibility of a lockout in the 2020-21 season is very real, and a crucial date in the process of avoiding the work stoppage is just a year away. [AP]

- Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg’s days in the NHL are over. An unfortunate ending to a storied career. [Winging It In Motown]

- The Winnipeg Jets have inked defenseman Josh Morrissey to a two-year bridge contract. [Arctic Ice Hockey]

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