Knights Nuggets: Mark Stone is still a Golden Knight

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:

- It’s still hard to believe that Mark Stone is a Golden Knight. But how does the rest of the league feel about the trade? [The Athletic]

- From rivals to linemates: how Stone and Max Pacioretty are putting aside their rivalry now that they’re on the same team. [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

- As part of its Trophy Tracker series, voted on early Vezina candidates, and Marc-Andre Fleury got some votes. [NHL]

- An interesting look at how Vegas could be approaching the arrival of Stone from a coach’s perspective. [NHL]

In other news...

- Willie O’Ree, who became the NHL’s first black player in 1958, could receive the Congressional Gold Medal. [NHL]

- Andrew Cogliano will miss a game due to injury for the first time in his career after taking a hit from Ryan Reaves Tuesday in Vegas. [Dallas News]

- Things have gone from bad to worse for the Ottawa Senators organization as mediation for a new arena fell apart yesterday. [SportsNet]

- The Golden Knights know all about returning home to face a former team. John Tavares’ teammates are eager to support him as he makes his long-awaited return to Nassau Coliseum tonight. [SportsNet]

- Here’s a look at five memorable homecomings ahead of Tavares’ first game back in New York. [The Hockey News]

- Evander Kane is none too pleased that the NHL decided not to review Zdeno Chara’s hit from Tuesday’s game. [Sporting News]

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