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Justin Emerson


Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Justin:

Golden Knights will need the resilience they showed Monday going forward

The Golden Knights had never won a game in which they trailed by two or more goals in the third period. And not only in this season — in the franchise’s three-year history. ... → Read More

Golden Knights' third-period rally takes down Stars

William Carrier’s first postseason goal is one he’s going to remember. It wasn’t enough that it was a between-the-legs beauty or that it had to be reviewed — but it served as the game-winner in the Golden Knights’ postseason opener. → Read More

Golden Knights' Reaves, Lehner kneel during national anthems

Reaves told reporters the Golden Knights were not planning to kneel during the anthems. Instead of kneeling ... → Read More

Golden Knights plan to bring playoff mentality to seeding games

It’s the first of three round-robin games for seeding in the NHL reboot, meaning a win could put the Golden Knights on an easier path to the Stanley Cup Finals. → Read More

Welcome back: Golden Knights return to action with 4-1 win against Arizona

Reilly Smith felt the Golden Knights didn’t need an exhibition game and were ready to jump into the NHL postseason. They, after all, had been practicing together for weeks following months of inactivity out of COVID-19 concerns. → Read More

Golden Knights preparing to play without Pacioretty for the start of the playoffs

Everything was going smoothly in the Golden Knights’ return to the ice until one of their top wingers didn’t take the ice with the rest of the team for practice last week. ... → Read More

Golden Knights announce postseason TV schedule

The Golden Knights announced today that their three round-robin games and first-round playoff series will be aired locally on AT&T SportsNet, the regular-season TV carrier. Thursday’s exhibition game against ... → Read More

‘It feels safe’: Golden Knights give positive reviews of NHL’s bubble setup

As crisis engulfed Major League Baseball on Monday, the NHL sat comfortably after one full day since teams arrived at their Canadian hub cities for the restart of the season. ... → Read More

Why the Golden Knights will win the Stanley Cup — and why they won’t

The Golden Knights are in the bubble in Edmonton, ready for an exhibition game on Thursday and the start of their round-robin next week. → Read More

Life inside the NHL bubble: Golden Knights arrive for postseason today

The NHL released details this week of the plans and amenities that they have for the players. So, what will life in the bubble look like? Here’s an idea. → Read More

Golden Knights' new bruising line could torment opponents in NHL restart

It’s the kind of line that plays perfectly in the playoffs. The trio won’t be scoring a ton or making highlight-reel plays, but when they hit, they’re going to hit hard and it’s going to be fun to watch. ... → Read More

Fall high school sports in Nevada are pushed to the spring

High school sports won’t be contested in 2020 in Nevada out of coronavirus concerns. And when they do return, it will only be on an abbreviated schedule without a state tournament. → Read More

Healthy Alex Tuch ready to move past disappointing regular season

Alex Tuch was riding high a year ago, and no one could blame him. He had just completed a tremendous year in the NHL and was about to ... → Read More

Golden Knights trying to simulate playoff action with live scrimmages

The Golden Knights started Monday’s practice by throwing 30 minutes on the clock and activating the scoreboard. They split the squad into two groups and proceeded to simulate a game, even swapping sides halfway through to get used to the second-period long change. ... → Read More

Take Five: Observations from Golden Knights’ first week of training camp

The Vegas Golden Knights head off to the NHL’s western conference postseason bubble in Edmonton in six days and play their lone exhibition game in 10 days. ... → Read More

Fleury or Lehner? Golden Knights’ goalie puzzle remains hard to solve

Marc-Andre Fleury missed the first few days of training camp, so it took until Thursday for the Golden Knights to visually face the question that could define their postseason. ... → Read More

Golden Knights embrace more intense training camp as postseason nears

Training camp in the NHL is traditionally the start of the slow burn. It’s a way to ease into the 82-game marathon, intended to get a team into shape and hopefully in position to win from the onset. ... → Read More

College hockey star Jack Dugan en route to town after signing entry-level contract

Jack Dugan will be a Knight next season. The only question left is whether he will be a Golden Knight or Silver Knight. ... → Read More

Captain seeking: Who will Peter DeBoer name Golden Knights’ captain?

Peter DeBoer made official Wednesday what he’s hinted at since becoming the Golden Knights’ coach in January: For the first time in franchise history, the team will designate a captain next season. ... → Read More

Surprise invite: Top prospect Krebs arrives at Golden Knights’ training camp

Peyton Krebs was unsure if he’d be in Las Vegas for training camp ahead of the NHL’s restarted season. He hoped so, and stayed in shape just in case, but didn’t know if he should expect to hear from general manager Kelly McCrimmon ... → Read More