Knights Nuggets: Ryan Carpenter is ‘doing good’

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:

- Golden Knights forward Ryan Carpenter seems to be doing okay after taking a scary hit along the boards against the Lightning on Tuesday. [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

- While it’s good that Carpenter is doing okay, though, the hit adds even more to the conversation regarding the obvious concern with head injuries in ice hockey. [HockeyBuzz]

- William Karlsson has seen a predictable regression this season, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been an effective player in Vegas’ sophomore campaign. [NHL]

In other news...

- The Predators were busy yesterday. In exchange for a second-round draft pick, they acquired Brian Boyle from the Devils. [On The Forecheck]

- Nashville also reacquired forward Cody McLeod from the Rangers for some odd reason. [On The Forecheck]

- Some bad news for the Minnesota Wild. Captain Mikko Koivu tore his ACL and is out for the remainder of the season. [ESPN]

- Auston Matthews wasted no time showing why he’s worth every penny of his massive contract extension.

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