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Knights Nuggets: Saying goodbye to a Vegas legend

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

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Let’s go over some news and notes:

- The moment everyone’s been fearing. The Golden Knights traded Nikita Gusev. A true Vegas icon. [KOI]

- But forget about that. The Golden Knights are partnering with the Vienna Capitals in Europe! How fun! [The Athletic]

- Remember that one time there was an outdoor game in Vegas and locusts decided to dive bomb the ice? Kind of similar to this grasshopper invasion, huh? [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

In other news...

- It’s officially official. The Coyotes now have a new owner. [Five For Howling]

- The Lightning signed Andrei Vasilevskiy to a gigantic contract worth $9.5 million per season. [Raw Charge]

- Imagine a hockey team filled with all the best hockey players on the planet from Ontario. Not even fair. [The Athletic]

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