Marc Methot, James Neal, Cody Eakin title Golden Knights’ enlargement breeze haul

Marc-Andre Fleury is already a champion, now he’s a Golden Knight.


The maestro goaltender was comparison by a Vegas Golden Knights in their enlargement draft, a results of which were announced Wednesday during a NHL Awards telecast.

Fleury, who was on palm for a ceremony, perceived a largest hearten in front of a Las Vegas fans and goes from a two-time reigning Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins to a dried enlargement team.

“I’m not looking to be a face of much,” Fleury pronounced when asked of being his new team’s star player. “I’m only perplexing to come and play hockey.”

His aged team’s star player, Sidney Crosby, spoke glowingly of a netminder.

“He’s going to be so critical for their group with his knowledge and a kind of chairman he is,” Crosby pronounced following a NHL Awards. “You couldn’t have a improved guy.”

“What astounded me was a peculiarity of some of a forwards that we were means to get out of this situation,” Golden Knights owners Bill Foley pronounced before to a proclamation of a team’s enlargement picks. “The people of Las Vegas are going to be happy with what we did. They’re going to be agreeably surprised.”

The Golden Knights had to select one actor from any NHL team, with a combination of 14 forwards, 9 defensemen, 3 goaltenders and 4 additional players from any position. Vegas had a pool of 673 players done accessible by a league’s other 30 teams from that to choose.

Vegas manager Gerard Gallant already entered a dusk with Reid Duke, a 21-year-old forward, on roster, who became a Golden Knights’ first-ever actor after similar to a three-year entry-level agreement with a group in March.

The Golden Knights’ initial home diversion will be Oct. 10 opposite a Arizona Coyotes.


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