Knights Nuggets: McPhee not concerned with missing out on first round of NHL Entry Draft

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- If you’re hoping the Golden Knights are going to trade into the first round for your favorite prospect, don’t. George McPhee is perfectly fine with sitting out of the first round. [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

- The Golden Knights’ 2018-19 regular season schedule has dropped! [Knights on Ice]

- In a bit of a surprising tidbit from TSN’s Darren Dreger, it appears the Knights are in on the Ilya Kovalchuk sweepstakes. [Knights on Ice]

- Did you here that the NHL’s free agency period is coming up? It’s true! And the salary cap has risen to $79.5 million, so that’s exciting! [TSN]

- Just days after resigning as head coach of the Capitals, Barry Trotz has decided to resume his coaching career with the New York Islanders. [Lighthouse Hockey]

- It’s pretty hard to find a better cover athlete for NHL 19 than P.K. Subban. [SB Nation]

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