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Vegas Golden Knights Western Conference Pacific Division
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Season Overview
Vegas Golden Knights Pittsburgh Penguins
32-25 (15) Season Record (NHL Rk) 32-22 (11)
3 Division Rank 3
6 Conference Rank 7
17-9 Home Record 17-12
15-16 Away Record 15-10
11-5 Division Record 10-7
18-12-2 Conference Record 16-13-6
182 Goals For 210
175 Goals Against 191
Winless 2 Streak Lost 1
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 200.8
Age Average 27.9
Oldest Deryk Engelland (36)
Youngest Alex Tuch (22)
Rookies 2
30 years old + 7
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 0
Free agency 3
Waivers 3
Trades 5
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4711 games
GP Defensemen 2420 games
GP Goalies 823 games
Team Totals 8685 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 196.0
Age Average 27.5
Oldest Matt Cullen (42)
Youngest Jared McCann (22)
Rookies 4
30 years old + 7
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 9
Free agency 8
Waivers 0
Trades 8
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 6560 games
GP Defensemen 2925 games
GP Goalies 189 games
Team Totals 9674 games
Injuries
Carpenter, Ryan Upper body injury injured reserve
Carrier, William Upper body injury sidelined indefinitely
Haula, Erik Knee surgery injured reserve
Injuries
Czuczman, Kevin Shoulder surgery injured reserve
Maatta, Olli Upper body injury injured reserve
Team Leaders
Goals Jonathan Marchessault - 19
Assists Alex Tuch - 26
Points Alex Tuch - 42
Wins Marc-Andre Fleury - 29
Plus/minus Cody Eakin - 14
Pen. minutes Ryan Reaves - 60
Team Leaders
Goals Jake Guentzel - 28
Assists Sidney Crosby - 48
Points Sidney Crosby - 73
Wins Matt Murray - 18
Plus/minus Brian Dumoulin - 26
Pen. minutes Evgeni Malkin - 77
Who's Hot?
Reilly Smith (RW) 7 pts in last 7 GP
Who's Not?
Marc-Andre Fleury (G) 0-2-1, 3.91, .874 in last 3 GPI
Colin Miller (D) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Nate Schmidt (D) 1 pts in last 4 GP
Who's Hot?
Zach Aston-Reese (LW) 3 pts in last 3 GP
Brian Dumoulin (D) 2 pts in last 3 GP
Jake Guentzel (RW) 27 pts in last 28 GP
Marcus Pettersson (D) 3 pts in last 3 GP
Who's Not?
Casey DeSmith (G) 1-2-0, 4.26, .881 in last 4 GPI
Patric Hornqvist (RW) 0 pts in last 14 GP
Matt Murray (G) 1-1-0, 4.80, .867 in last 2 GPI
Tanner Pearson (LW) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Bryan Rust (RW) 1 pts in last 4 GP