Knights Nuggets: Vegas nominated for three ESPY awards

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- Not only did the Golden Knights just clean up at the NHL Awards, but they’ve also been nominated for three ESPY awards. Not bad! [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

- We now know who the Golden Knights will face in their 2018 season opener. What’s up, Flyers? [Knights on Ice]

- The Golden Knights’ inaugural season was a smashing success, but will the pressure to succeed in Year 2 overwhelm them? Not by a long shot. [The Hockey News]

- All you have to do to live a good life is abide by the law and be a halfway decent human being. And Austin Watson has failed to do either of those things. [ESPN]

- There’s still a ways to go before Seattle is granted an NHL franchise, but the inevitable expansion remains on track. [NHL]

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