Golden Knights sign 10 new players after NHL free agency opens
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) —
NHL free agency opened this morning and the Vegas Golden Knights now have some new players!
The Golden Knights confirmed signing 10 players today. Some of them you already know, while others you may have seen Vegas play against last season.
Among the new Golden Knights is forward Paul Stastny. The Knights signed him to a $19.5 million, three-year deal.
The 32-year-old center had 53 points last season, plus 15 more in 19 playoff games with the Winnipeg Jets.
The other new Golden Knights players with significant NHL experience are defensemen Nick Holden and forward Daniel Carr.
Holden is 31 and totaled four goals and 13 assists last regular season. He also had one assist in two playoff games for the Boston Bruins
Carr, 26, spent parts of three seasons with the Montreal Canadiens, recording 16 points in 38 games during this past season.
As for the Golden Knights who became unrestricted free agents:
Forward Ryan Reaves signed a two-year deal with Vegas. Talks are ongoing with forward James Neal.
Forward David Perron is headed back to St. Louis, and defenseman Luca Sbisa will not return to Vegas.