Knights Nuggets: Shipachyov saga was a turning point for Vegas

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- Remember Vadim Shipachyov? What good times those were! It’s a shame he never ended up panning out, but George McPhee’s decision to move on from the Russian star may be one of the best moves of the Golden Knights’ existence. []

- With Vegas now headed to the Western Conference Final, people are going to try to rip you off with fake tickets. Don’t let anyone rip you off with fake tickets. [Las Vegas Sun]

- Detroit is widely known as Hockeytown, but Las Vegas has quickly taken that title. Sorry not sorry. [ESPN]

- This Finnish Capitals fan absolutely lost his mind when his team beat Pittsburgh to advance to the Eastern Conference Final. [SB Nation]

- Rod Brind’Amour has been named the head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes, so that’s pretty neat. [Canes Country]

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