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Over the last few weeks, as Vegas advanced to the edge of the Stanley Cup Finals, the awkward question has been posed by a few South Floridians: "How should you feel watching players, coaches and front-office types given up by the Panthers leading the most amazing expansion story in sports?" The short answer: You should feel happy for them. The long answer: Come on. Are you kidding? You can't ...

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LAS VEGAS - Standing in a hallway outside the Vegas Golden Knights' locker room recently, George McPhee thought back to the day it all began. This was long before the Golden Knights became an NHL phenomenon and the most successful first-year expansion team in the history of the four major sports. This was before the sellout crowds and the mounting expectations, before the T-Mobile Arena near ...

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MINNEAPOLIS - Maybe it rings hollow (or Haula?) here in Minnesota, since the Wild bowed out of the playoffs with another early exit, but if you stayed tuned to the NHL playoffs you have seen the Vegas Golden Knights skate farther into the record books. The Knights are onto the Western Conference finals, otherwise known as the Wild's mirage in the desert for the past 15 years. In the process, ...

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SAN JOSE, Calif. - In their biggest game of the playoffs so far, the San Jose Sharks came through with one of their most complete performances of the season. Faced with the prospect of Wednesday's game potentially being their last of the season on home ice, the Sharks scored twice in the first period and received a sterling effort from goalie Martin Jones to help beat the Vegas Golden Knights ...