LAS VEGAS -- The NHL record for most wins by a team in its inaugural season is 33, accomplished by Anaheim and Florida in the 1993-94 season.
With a win over the visiting New York Islanders on Thursday night at T-Mobile Arena, the Vegas Golden Knights can also claim a share of that record before the All-Star break.
Pretty amazing, especially when you realize that the Mighty Ducks and Panthers both accomplished the feat in 84 games. The Western Conference leading Golden Knights (32-11-4) will be trying to do it in 48 games.
"Of course. Why not?" center William Karlsson said when asked the record after practice Wednesday. "We're having a great season so far so why not just break that record while we're at it."
Karlsson, who leads the Western Conference with 27 goals, won't be going to Tampa for the All-Star Game but coach Gerard Gallant, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury and left wing James Neal are. How nice would it be to take a chunk of the record with them? << Read more
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