Let’s go over some news and notes:
- Golden Knights prospect Lukas Cormier won gold with Canada at the World Juniors! That’s nice. [Sports Illustrated]
- Oh hey! The Golden Knights are giving another statue that looks absolutely nothing like the player it’s based on.
Misfit ➡️ mini statue— Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) August 19, 2022
Fans at our preseason home game on 9/30 vs. San Jose will receive a Reilly Smith mini gold statue! pic.twitter.com/x8TETpxBmB
In other news...
- It sure felt like Nazem Kadri would sign with the Islanders, but there was a plot twist and he signed with the Flames instead. [Matchsticks & Gasoline]
- It’s possible Carey Price will have to miss the entire 2022-23 season, which would be a huge bummer. [Eyes On The Prize]
- The 2023 NHL Entry Draft, along with the NHL Awards, are headed to Nashville next year. Yee to the haw. [NHL]
- If you didn’t see Canada’s gold medal victory at the World Juniors, you missed one of the wildest saves in recent hockey memory.
I still can’t believe this save from Mason McTavish. Should go down in history as one of the greatest plays in tournament history. pic.twitter.com/fyZYMZdLus— Scott Wheeler (@scottcwheeler) August 21, 2022
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