Knights Nuggets: Weird weekend in San Jose

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Good morning. The Vegas Golden Knights are in Minnesota tonight to take on the Wild. Let’s get you caught up on some news.

Golden Knights News

So, the Golden Knights had to change hotels mid-road trip in San Jose because their prior lodging filed for bankruptcy. That had to be fun! (Vegas Hockey Now)

But the Sharks looked like the team that switched hotels, losing 4-0 on Saturday to Vegas. (KOI)

The Golden Knights are 11-1-3 in the regular season against the Sharks. One team has been a consistent contender while the other has plummeted. What rivalry? (Las Vegas Sun)

The Golden Knights are atop the NHL in points percentage. Same with the Silver Knights in the AHL. Southern Nevada might be the new Hockeytown, USA. (Review-Journal)

Around the league

One more time for Mat Barzal.

Tom Wilson was suspended seven games for a dirty hit, color me shocked. (ESPN)

The Flames fired Geoff Ward. They’ve lost their first two under Daryl Sutter. Clearly the coach was the problem! (NHL)

Keith Yandle played his 1,000th game in the NHL last night, and that’s worthy of acknowledgment. (Panthers)