The Vegas Golden Knights have made it to the Stanley Cup Final in their inaugural season, much to the shock of the hockey world. Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury has been a significant ingredient to that success, and is the leading candidate for the Conn Smythe Trophy as MVP of the playoffs at this point. But what about the players in front of him?
Limited Youth Braxton Miller Jersey Emily Kaplan, national NHL reporter: I’m going with Jonathan Marchessault. It’s not just that he leads the Golden Knights in goals (eight) and is second in assists (10), producing at a quite impressive 1.2 points-per-game pace — though that’s my leading argument. Marchessault also has come into his own in terms of bravado, flexing a confidence that exemplifies these Golden Misfits. Consider that after the Game 1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets, Marchessault stood by his locker and coolly said: Next game, no excuses. Everybody needs to come and be ready to play our best game of the playoffs. We’re going to show what kind of team we are.
Somebody asked me, `Is Oracle tough to play?’ Yeah, because the Warriors play here, D’Antoni said. There’s a certain energy that their fans will give them and moments they hit two or three 3s you can get a buzz going that helps the home team. You just have to try to keep that crowd out as much as you can.
In a coaching career that has spanned over two decades at the collegiate, pro and international level, David has helped his teams achieve success while simultaneously teaching the game and helping his players develop on and off the ice, general manager Jeff Gorton said. He is the ideal choice to bring our loyal and passionate fans the winning hockey they deserve.
Quinn, 51, coached Boston University to four NCAA tournament appearances in five seasons, including a trip to the national title game in 2015. He spent the lockout-shortened 2013 NHL season as an assistant on Joe Sacco’s staff with the Colorado Avalanche.
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The Rangers made the playoffs in four of Vigneault’s five seasons as coach, including a 2014 trip to the Stanley Cup Final. They went 226-147-37 in the regular season under Vigneault, who is third in regular-season and playoff wins in franchise history.