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Knights Nuggets: That wasn’t what we had in mind

Start off your morning by reading up on some news and notes from Vegas and around the NHL.

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NHL: Vegas Golden Knights at St. Louis Blues Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Let’s go over some news and notes:

- The Golden Knights lost their second straight game last night. This time it was the St. Louis Blues who wound up getting the win against Vegas. We have to wait a little long for the Knights to clinch their playoff spot. [KOI]

- Episode No. 5 of KOI Radio is here. We talked about a bunch of things, including Alex Tuch, Erik Haula and Marc-Andre Fleury’s baby’s name. [KOI]

- Imagine out-chirping Ryan Reaves. Oh, wait. You can’t. Because out-chirping Ryan Reaves isn’t possible. [The Athletic]

- Forget about skill and talent and hockey IQ. The Golden Knights’ All-Hair team is here, baby! [SinBin.vegas]

In other news...

- Most of the Capitals visited the White House yesterday, so I guess that’s newsworthy? [ESPN]

- Quinton Byfield is 6-foot-4 and 215 pounds. Oh, and he’s only 16. The kid made a huge impact in the OHL as a rookie, and he’s going to be a terror in the pros. [The Hockey News]

- It’s not much of a secret. Brain injuries are a major problem in hockey. And that’s why Ben Lovejoy has pledged to donate his brain to science in order to find answers. [The Athletic]

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