Knights Nuggets: Yikes, Max

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:

- The World Junior Championship is here, and several Golden Knights prospects are looking to make a big impact for their respective squads. [Golden Knights]

- And, of course, one of the Golden Knights’ prospects, Matyas Sapovaliv, wasted no time finding the back of the net.

In other news...

- Our old friend Max Pacioretty is set to miss six months after undergoing surgery on his Achilles. Yikes. [Canes Country]

- Speaking of the Hurricanes, Martin Necas is returning to Carolina on a two-year deal worth $3 million annually. [Canes Country]

- The Rangers finally have a new captain, and it’s none other than defenseman Jacob Trouba. [Blueshirt Banter]

- Nazem Kadri signing with the Islanders is pretty much “a formality,” according to Dave Pagnotta. [TSN]

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