NHL Expansion Draft Eyes on Isles Picks Vegas Team
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All those picks give the Vegas Golden Knights a flat $70 million cap once the dust settles on the NHL Expansion Draft. Which brings them close to the top, but with enough breathing room to make moves. It also gives them the required number of players in each position.
Will they be competitive? Because that’s the ultimate factor in the success of the NHL Expansion Draft. Maybe, they’ll be in a relatively weak Pacific Division, so that’s going to help. But making the playoffs in the first season is going to be a tough test with this group.