Introducing the Las Vegas Golden Knights
After years of planning culminating in June’s 2017 NHL Draft, the city of Las Vegas finally has its first professional hockey team. The Las Vegas Golden Knights are ready to go with a powerful roster comprised of players from existing team as well as a few new faces. Now, they are just months away from making their long-awaited debut at T-Mobile Area.
Las Vegas Golden Knights Schedule Highlights and Ticket Prices
The Golden Knights host their first home game on Tuesday, September 26. Be there as they take on the Los Angeles Kings. Ticket prices for upper-level sections start at just $26. Lower sections start at $72, with rink-side VIP seats going for $441.
One game you don’t want to miss is the Knights’ first clash with the Pittsburgh Penguins at home on December 14. They won’t just be squaring off with the Stanley Cup winners; they’ll be doing it with the champions’ former goalie Marc-Andre Fleury. Tickets for upper-level seats currently start at $98, while lower-level options are going for $169 and up.
Another must-see match is the Knights’ game against the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, January 2. The Las Vegas team will be taking on the Stanley Cup runners up with their former right wing, James Neal. Upper-level seats are available for $37 and up. Prices for lower sections start at $84.
Las Vegas Golden Knights Player Highlights
During the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft, the Golden Knights chose an available player from all 30 existing teams. Notable selections include:
- Marc-Andre Fleury: goalie from the Pittsburgh Penguins
- James Neal: right wing from the Nashville Predators
- William Carrier: left wing from the Buffalo Sabres
- Shea Theodore: defenseman from the Anaheim Ducks
- Marc Methot: defenseman from the Ottawa Senators
The Knights also added newcomer and center Cody Glass as a first-round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.