Knights Nuggets: A big test looms for Vegas

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

Let’s go over some news and notes:

- The Golden Knights have now lost two straight on home ice. Things aren’t great right now, folks! [KOI]

- If you haven’t already heard, Gerard Gallant was not too excited with his team after the 5-2 loss to Arizona. [Las Vegas Sun]

- The Golden Knights are working to bring a new rink to Henderson, so that’s pretty exciting. [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

- Want to know what it’s like to be moved at the trade deadline? Listen to the players who actually experienced it. [The Athletic]

In other news...

- Did you know that the Golden Knights are going to trade for both Matt Duchene and Mark Stone at the trade deadline? Pretty wild, right? [ESPN]

- When it comes to NHL newcomers, all eyes are on Elias Pettersson, Rasmus Dahlin and Carter Hart. But let’s not forget about some of the other rookie studs. [The Hockey News]

- Regardless of what happens with Artemi Panarin, Cam Atkinson seems pretty confident the Blue Jackets will finally win a playoff series — at least. [NHL]

- The Florida Panthers nearly killed Ariana Grande twice when she was a kid. [SB Nation]

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