Every NHL team released their list of “protected” players i.e. the ones that Vegas was not allowed to take during the expansion draft which occurred during the award show. The team had signed their first player, Reid Duke, a few months ago and now finally have a full roster.
Here are their picks from other teams:
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In addition, the team also acquired a number of players through trades and the rookie draft
- Reilly Smith from the Panthers
- Nikita Gusev from Tampa Bay Lightning
- Mikhail Grabovski and Jake Bischoff from the Islanders
- Shea Theodore from Anaheim
- Alex Tuch from Minnesota Wild
- David Clarkson from the Blue Jackets
- Cody Glass in the first round of the 2017 draft with the 6th overall pick
- Nick Suzuki and Erik Brannstrom were also acquired during the entry draft as a result of trades with the Islanders and Jets for draft picks
So that’s the Golden Knights!