Knights Nuggets: Barclays Center stinks

Start off your morning by reading up on some news and notes.

Let’s go over some news and notes:

- For the first time ever, the Golden Knights have defeated the New York Islanders. And they didn’t even need Barclays Center’s lights to do it! [KOI]

- Erik Brannstrom, Nic Hague and several other notable Knights prospects are showing a lot of promise, but are still learning the ins and outs of what it takes to be a pro. [The Athletic]

- The Golden Knights victimized teams during the 2017 Expansion Draft, but GMs will probably be much smarter going into the 2021 expansion. [Las Vegas Sun]

In other news...

- The Blues are officially imploding. Could Vegas be a possible destination for defenseman Alex Pietrangelo? [Sportsnet]

- Mikko Rantanen has turned out to be pretty freaking good. Makes you wonder how much his next contract will be worth. [The Hockey News]

- Weezer, led by frontman and Kyle Dubas twin Rivers Cuomo, will perform at the Winter Classic on Jan. 1. [NHL]

- Refs can score goals too.

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