William Karlsson, Jonathan Marchessault, Reilly Smith, Shea Theodore, Brayden McNabb, and William Carrier helped the Golden Knights reach the Cup final in the team’s inaugural season in 2017-18.
The Golden Knights exceeded the expectations of even the rosiest optimists but, ultimately, they couldn’t vanquish the Washington Capitals.
Unexpected as that Cup run was, disappointment doesn’t listen to reason. Anyone who’s had a first chance fail can relate to the dream of a second chance, to rectify what didn’t go quite right the first time.
And in 2023, the Golden Knights are a win away from a return to the Cup final, with the big prize just five wins away. Vegas’s effort in Game 4 seemed somewhere between milquetoast and uneven.Read more on tsn.ca