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Justin Emerson


Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Past articles by Justin:

Golden Knights’ early goal not enough in road loss to Panthers

The red light behind the home goal was the first to light up in Sunrise, Fla., on Thursday night, typically a good sign for the Golden Knights, who are so good when scoring first. → Read More

Big, bad Brayden McNabb: Golden Knights' remaining original defenseman contributes by sticking to his game

Defensemen are trending faster and more offensive-minded in the modern-day NHL, but the 31-year-old McNabb has remained a steadying force by playing hockey the only way he knows how. The 6-foot-4, 214-pound veteran is a tree-stump of a defenseman who’s constantly looking to sacrifice his body by blocking shots and laying hits. → Read More

Golden Knights rally to force overtime, but fall to Hurricanes

Had the Golden Knights been winning in the third period and lost in overtime to a poor team, it would have been a different story. → Read More

Robin Lehner, Golden Knights blank Capitals to open road trip

The Golden Knights entered the night as one of six teams in the NHL without a shutout. Thirty-four saves from Robin Lehner later, the Golden Knights are on the board. → Read More

Live coverage: Golden Knights look to salvage homestand against scuffling Canadiens

The Golden Knights have never had a homestand quite like this. The current eight-game stretch is the longest in team history after two scheduled road games were postponed, and marks the ninth homestand of five games or more in team history. They’ve had winning records in ... → Read More

Golden Knights blow 3-goal lead, lose again at T-Mobile Arena

The Golden Knights scored three goals in the first period Monday against the Pittsburgh Penguins, then melted down after that, allowing five unanswered goals to fall 5-3 at T-Mobile Arena. → Read More

Two years in, DeBoer finding success leading Vegas, but Stanley Cup goal remains

T wo years ago, Las Vegans woke up to the news that Pete DeBoer was the new coach of the Vegas Golden Knights. Given a contentious history between the coach and this city’s NHL franchise ... → Read More

Golden Knights fall in shootout despite Alex Pietrangelo’s ‘monster’ night

Alex Pietrangelo has played parts of 14 NHL seasons, and on Tuesday night, a week shy of his 32nd birthday, he played more hockey than he ever has ... → Read More

Jack Eichel practices with the Golden Knights, still not ready for games

The Golden Knights’ newest star player is back on the ice. Forward Jack Eichel skated with the Golden Knights this morning for the first time since his trade from the Buffalo Sabres in November. He’s still not ready to play after ... → Read More

Marc-Andre Fleury victorious in Las Vegas return, leading Blackhawks over Golden Knights

The game started like so many at T-Mobile Arena have over the past four years. Marc-Andre Fleury’s name belted through the sound system ... → Read More

Marc-Andre Fleury returns to Vegas for first time to oppose Golden Knights

Fleury was the face of the Golden Knights franchise from the moment he stepped through the curtain at the expansion draft in 2017. → Read More

Golden Knights use rush chances to run away from Rangers

When the Golden Knights are playing their best, games look a lot like they did Thursday night. → Read More

Live coverage: Golden Knights welcome back Gallant, Reaves for clash with Rangers

The Golden Knights have already played their old coach and former bruising winger once this season, a shootout victory over the New York Rangers last month. Tonight will be different. Tonight will be the returns of Gerard Gallant and Ryan Reaves to Las Vegas. Both are sure to ... → Read More

Live coverage: Golden Knights using all-rookie goalie tandem against Predators

Logan Thompson led the Golden Knights onto the ice for warmups Tuesday as the starting goaltender against the Nashville Predators at T-Mobile Arena to mark the first start of his career. → Read More

Golden Knights defense disappoints in loss to Jets

Vegas allowed four unanswered goals in the second and third periods, and the killshot in overtime as they fell to the Winnipeg Jets ... → Read More

Live coverage: Golden Knights welcome back Schmidt, Stastny

Three of Vegas' the next four games feature a former Golden Knights, starting at 1 p.m. at T-Mobile Arena when the Winnipeg Jets come to town, along with ... → Read More

Nicolas Roy caps banner 2021 with a goal in Golden Knights’ win over Ducks

At the close of 2021, Roy is a pivotal piece of the Golden Knights’ forward group, and scored the opening goal in a 3-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks this afternoon at T-Mobile Arena. → Read More

Live coverage: Golden Knights welcome noontime New Year’s Eve clash with Ducks

It’s become a New Year’s Eve tradition in Las Vegas — watch the Golden Knights play in the afternoon, then get off the Strip before the holiday festivities begin. → Read More

Frantic first period lifts Golden Knights to victory over Kings

Vegas scored three goals in a span of 1:16 during the first period Tuesday, setting the tone in a blowout against the Los Angeles Kings ... → Read More

Golden Knights return from break depleted but eager for game action

The Golden Knights who participated in the first practice after the holiday break were energetic, refreshed and eager to get back on the ice Tuesday in Los Angeles against the Kings. The problem was that there just weren’t as many as Vegas would have liked ... → Read More