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Knights Nuggets: Victory never tasted so good

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NHL: Vegas Golden Knights at Tampa Bay Lightning Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Let’s go over some news and notes:

- The Golden Knights finally ended their losing streak. And it only took them beating the best team in hockey to do it. [KOI]

- Valentin Zykov scored his first goal as a Golden Knights last night, and it’s clear Gerard Gallant is giving him every opportunity to succeed. [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

- Ryan Carpenter took a scary hit from Cedric Paquette last night. We don’t know any details at the moment. Head injuries are no joke, folks.

In other news...

- Auston Matthews is getting paid. Over $11.6 million per season for five years. Next up, Mitch Marner. [Pension Plan Puppets]

- Alex Ovechkin has officially broken the all-time Russian scoring record. [Japers’ Rink]

- Remember when the Blues were listed as one of the top sellers going into the trade deadline? Yeah, well, that’s not happening. [The Hockey News]

- Oilers fans have officially had it.

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