Knights Nuggets: Teams given permission to speak with Erik Karlsson about contract extension

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- The Ottawa Senators have granted teams permission to speak with Erik Karlsson about a contract extension. Regardless of whether the Golden Knights get involved, something big is about to happen. [Sportsnet]

- The Golden Knights lost James Neal to the Calgary Flames yesterday, so that kinda stinks. [Knights on Ice]

- It’s still early, but Knights prospect Erik Brannstrom is looking really, really good this summer. [Las Vegas Sun]

- There will be a Golden Knights float at the Summerlin Patriotic Parade, so that’s pretty neat. [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

- Joe Thornton isn’t done yet. He’s returning to the Sharks on a one-year, $5 million deal. [Fear the Fin]

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