Fifteen days that defined the Golden Knights' season

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Fifteen days that defined the Golden Knights' season
Fifteen days that defined the Golden Knights' season

Emily Kaplan ESPN The Vegas Golden Knights opened the 2017-18 season with 500-to-1 odds to win the Stanley Cup. Not only did this team come closer than anyone could have predicted -- losing in the Stanley Cup Final to the Washington Capitals -- but their season was one of catharsis and inspiration. The 2017-18 Golden Knights season galvanized a legion of new fans, and redefined success for an expansion team -- across all sports. Here is a look back on that season. June 18, 2017 The NHL's first expansion draft since 2000, when the league added the Blue Jackets and Minnesota Wild. Not only was the rest of the league a bit green when it came to maneuvering an expansion draft, but the rules were

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