Knights Nuggets: Phil the Thrill, baby

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:

- Ladies and gentlemen, Phil Kessel has signed a one-year contract with the Golden Knights. This is not a drill. [Knights On Ice]

- It’s everyone’s favorite offseason exercise — roster projecting! Here’s what things could look like if the Golden Knights break up the “misfit line.” [The Athletic]

- One NHL analyst believes the Golden Knights will either be really good or really bad this season. [Sports Illustrated]

In other news...

- The World Cup of Hockey will be making its return in 2024, so that should be something fun to look forward to. [NHL]

- After consulting with the joint NHL/NHLPA Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program, Blue Jackets forward Alexandre Texier will not play in the 2022-23 season. [Sportsnet]

- Trevor Zegras and Sarah Nurse (!) are the cover athletes for NHL 23, and to be honest, they’re perfect for it.

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