Jared’s Daily: Former Capital Stephenson Hands Vegas 2-0 Series Lead
The Vegas Golden Knights have taken a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals.
That, Stanley Cup Playoffs and more from around the league in today’s daily.
Stanley Cup Playoffs
Former Capital Chandler Stephenson’s overtime-winning goal has brought the Vegas Golden Knights two wins away from their second-ever Stanley Cup Final appearance. Stephenson’s goal gave Vegas a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night. [Vegas Hockey Now]
⚔️ CHANDLER STEPHENSON ⚔️
The @GoldenKnights win it in overtime to take a 2-0 series lead! #StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/W0EgbxOZeE
— NHL (@NHL) May 21, 2023
Around The League
The Calgary Flames appear set to promote Craig Conroy to general manager, according to reports. Conroy has served as an assistant GM with the Flames since 2014. [Calgary Hockey Now]
From The National Hockey Now Network
Matthew Tkachuk has been exactly what the Panthers have needed in their playoff run. [Florida Hockey Now]
Former Penguins legend Jaromir Jagr was spotted in the team’s locker room at PPG Paints Arena. [Pittsburgh Hockey Now]
Kings winger Viktor Arvidsson could be on the market this offseason. [LA Hockey Now]
A look back on Nathan MacKinnon’s dominant year in Colorado. [Colorado Hockey Now]
Switzerland (and Red Wings) forward Joe Veleno has been suspended five games in the World Championships for “kicking.” [Detroit Hockey Now]