Justin Emerson, LasVegasSun.com

Justin Emerson

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Las Vegas, NV, United States

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  • LasVegasSun.com
Past:
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal

Recent articles by Justin:

Golden Knights continue to surge after slow starts, even in loss to Canadiens

The first period hasn’t been good for Vegas since the calendar flipped to 2020. The Golden Knights fell behind 3-0 again ... → Read More

Live Blog: Max Pacioretty, Quebec-born players return home to take on Canadiens

Max Pacioretty was the captain of the Canadiens before a 2018 trade brought him to Vegas, and Marc-Andre Fleury, Jonathan Marchessault, William Carrier and Nicolas Roy are all from ... → Read More

So far, DeBoer making only slight tweaks to spark a Golden Knights surge

Friday’s practice at Bell Centre was the first in DeBoer’s Vegas coaching tenure, as he spent nearly an hour on the ice as the players learned how he runs a practice. The players say ... → Read More

Peter DeBoer, Mark Stone and a wild 48 hours in Canada’s capital

It would have been easy to look at the Golden Knights schedule at the beginning of the season and shrug off a game against the Ottawa Senators as unimportant. After all, it’s an Eastern Conference opponent who hasn’t been ... → Read More

Gallant out, DeBoer in as Golden Knights coach

The Golden Knights made a stunning move Wednesday morning, relieving coach Gerard Gallant and assistant coach Mike Kelly of their duties and … → Read More

Golden Knights start lengthy road trip with loss in Buffalo

The Golden Knights didn’t want to start their road trip like this. They played a better game than they had in their last three at home, but the result was the same. Vegas’ struggles continued ... → Read More

Golden Knights hoping season-long road trip gets them back on track

Gerard Gallant was pretty clear about how he feels regarding the Golden Knights' just-ended homestand that spanned a season-long seven games ... → Read More

Golden Knights waste another opportunity at home; won't be back until Feb. 8

The seven straight games at T-Mobile Arena was supposed to be a godsend for a Vegas team looking to create separation in a tight race for the Pacific Division ... → Read More

Live Blog: Keegan Kolesar to make NHL debut when Golden Knights host Blue Jackets

Keegan Kolesar scored two goals last night for AHL Chicago and came off the ice to a text, followed by a phone call. He needed to get on a plane to Las Vegas, because the Golden Knights were calling him up ... → Read More

Golden Knights' Max Pacioretty pegged for NHL All-Star Game

Marc-Andre Fleury may have pulled out of the NHL All-Star Game, but the Golden Knights will still have a representative on the ice ... → Read More

Early deficits becoming a problem for Golden Knights

The Golden Knights allowed five shots on goal in the last two periods and lost Thursday’s game. If you tuned in after the first intermission and didn’t peek at the scoreboard, you would come away thinking ... → Read More

Live Blog: Golden Knights look to avoid slow start as Kings come to town

The Golden Knights have made it hard on themselves lately, but tonight they are hoping to play the way they have been after going down 3-0, without going down 3-0. They host the Los Angeles Kings at 7 p.m... → Read More

Smith, Marchessault continue to score as Golden Knights down Ducks

There has never been a season in Reilly Smith’s nine-year career where he has scored at the rate that he has this season. Only once ... → Read More

Golden Knights’ Marc-Andre Fleury picked for NHL All-Star game

The Golden Knights’ All-Star representative has remained consistent for as long as the team has existed. Marc-Andre Fleury was named today as one of two ... → Read More

Playoff intensity: Golden Knights down Coyotes, move into first place

It wasn’t a playoff game Saturday night. Not yet anyway. The way the Golden Knights and Arizona Coyotes are trending ... → Read More

Live Blog: Golden Knights welcome Coyotes, Taylor Hall for Pacific showdown

Last year Vegas swung a big trade to get Mark Stone, and this year the Arizona Coyotes made the blockbuster move to acquire Taylor Hall. That trade was two weeks ago, and the Coyotes are bringing Hall to T-Mobile Arena for the first time ... → Read More

Shea Theodore sparks Golden Knights offense from blue line

Shea Theodore’s eyes widened when asked what’s been working for him lately. The Golden Knights defenseman had just scored against the Minnesota Wild, his sixth point in three games, all Vegas wins. → Read More

Two-goal deficits continue to curse Golden Knights in loss to Canucks

The Golden Knights will be pleased to have fought back and earned a point that moves them into a tie for the lead in the Pacific Division. But that other point, the one they would have earned had they won, felt oh so close ... → Read More

Stephenson proving his value as Golden Knights beat Wild

Stephenson scored his third goal as a Golden Knight in Tuesday’s 3-2 win over the Minnesota Wild at T-Mobile Arena, which was also his fifth point in eight games to surpass his total in Washington. He’s gelled with Mark Stone and Max Pacioretty to help Vegas win three in a ... → Read More

Golden Knights take big step in Pacific Division by winning at home again

The Golden Knights were nearly unbeatable at home in the initial two years of the their existence. They went 53-22-7 in two seasons ... → Read More