David Clarkson

What we learned in the NHL over the past week of play

What we learned in the NHL over the past week of play

Here’s what we learned around the NHL the last week:

Golden Knights aren’t folding

Improbably, they’ve won five straight games and hold a two-point lead over the Kings atop the Pacific Division with two games in hand. They ended a sequence of three games in four nights with a 4-2 victory at Arizona on Saturday by scoring a short-handed goal, an even-strength goal, and a power-play goal in a span of 102 seconds.

Center Wild Bill Karlsson leads them with a career-best 13 goals; remember, the Columbus Blue Jackets traded a 2017 first-round pick, a 2019 second-round pick and the contract of injured forward David Clarkson to Vegas in exchange for the Golden...

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