Vegas Golden Knights, American expert ice hockey group situated in the Las Vegas region that plays in the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The group won a gathering title in its debut season (2018).
The Golden Knights appeared as an extension group following a vote of NHL proprietors in June 2016. After one year the Golden Knights' program was amassed with a draft of unprotected players on other NHL groups, and Vegas started play during the 2017–18 season. Desires were low for the Golden Knights entering the season, in spite of the establishment having a well-respected development draft (strikingly goaltender and three-time Stanley Cup champ Marc-Andre Fleury). Be that as it may, the group stunned even the most idealistic eyewitnesses by posting the fifth best record in the NHL and catching a division title during the ordinary season. Vegas then overwhelmed the Western Conference playoffs, losing only three diversions in transit to catching a meeting title and gaining a compartment in the Stanley Cup finals. In spite of the fact that oddsmakers had set the odds of a Golden Knights title at 500 to 1 toward the beginning of the period, the group shocked the Washington Capitals with a 6–4 triumph in the opening round of the finals. Fleury was unfit to get the proportion of the Capitals after that exhibition, nonetheless, and the Knights lost the finals in five diversions. Vegas came back to the postseason in 2018–19, however the group was crushed in the first round of the playoffs.