Kevin Shattenkirk

Vegas Golden Knights may get franchise goalie, young roster

George McPhee can't wait to fill the white board, the one in the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft room. On Wednesday night, the staff will start adding the names of players who will become part of the expansion team for its first NHL season.

"We're going to put our team together and we'll watch it come to life in front of us," McPhee said.

What will that team look like when it takes the ice in early October? It won't have all the top-end talent available because side deals will allow Vegas to stockpile draft picks and prospects for the future, but it will probably be the most competitive expansion team in the league's history.

"I'm really pleased...

77°