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Golden Knights Announce Jersey Numbers

With Training Camp less than two weeks away the Golden Knights have released the jersey numbers for the inaugural roster. Here they are.

Forwards

13 Brendan Leipsic
18 James Neal
19 Reilly Smith
20 Paul Thompson
21 Cody Eakin
24 Oscar Lindberg
25 Stefan Matteau
28 William Carrier
37 Reid Duke
38 Tomas Hyka
41 Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
55 Keegan Kolesar
56 Erik Haula
57 David Perron
67 Teemu Pulkkinen
68 TJ Tynan
71 William Karlsson
81 Jonathan Marchessault
84 Mikhail Grabovski
87 Vadim Shipachyov
89 Alex Tuch
92 Tomas Nosek
97 David Clarkson

Defensemen

3 Brayden McNabb
4 Clayton Stoner
5 Deryk Engelland
6 Colin Miller
7 Jason Garrison
8 Griffin Reinhart
15 Jon Merrill
27 Shea Theodore
45 Jake Bischoff
47 Luca Sbisa
76 Chris Casto
77 Brad Hunt
88 Nate Schmidt

Goaltenders

29 Marc-Andre Fleury
31 Calvin Pickard
33 Maxime Lagace
35 Oscar Dansk

Vadim Shipachyov picked 87, the number he’s worn for much of his career including in the KHL and at the World Cup. Turns out there’s this Crosby guy also wearing that number. Oh well.

In other news, jerseys are expected to be available within the next three weeks for both season ticket holders and those who pre-ordered them at The Armory.

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6 Comments

  1. Cappy

    Big deal on Cosby using #87. He’s not on VGK.

  2. pfh64

    Funny, isn’t it…no one is complaining that someone is going to wear 87, but when Ho-Sang wears 66, it’s a s**tstorm. Ridiculous, don’t start this.

  3. RJ

    I can’t believe Cosby would disrespect Shipachyov by keeping #87.

  4. Dwayne Lucyk

    Once the final roster is selected and the numbers are assigned for real, I was hoping that 20, 17, and 18 would be reserved for the captain and alternates for the inaugural 2017-18 season as a marketing strategy, just for the first season. In a perfect world, one assistant captain would be a left winger, the other assistant captain a right winger, and the captain plays centre. What a photo op that would be when the puck is dropped for the first regular season game. But the world is not perfect, because, surprisingly, no one was assigned or even chose 17, thus far, so I will have to wait and see who will wear number 17, which is the jersey I ordered for myself to arrive late next month to commemorate the first season as a keepsake. I am hoping there will be a player wearing 17 for me to adopt to cheer for. At least James Neal will wear 18. I am trying to convince my wife to order a second jersey number 20 for herself to wear for when we take a stroll on the strip the next time we visit Las Vegas. Picture couples wearing 20 and 17 at the home games, mall, strip, anywhere. Some marketing numbers ideas from a huge fan in Edmonton for the Vegas marketing department . Go Golden Knights!

  5. I had pre-ordered a custom jersey with my name and number on it, so I’m glad to see no one took 85.

    Looking forward to seeing the Knights in action both at the T-Mobile and on TV, well at home here in Canada where it will be aired.

    How many days left and no TV deal?

  6. Dwayne Lucyk

    Maybe jersey 17 was held back on purpose and is being reserved for when the Captain is announced and that is why it wasn’t given out for the training camp roster. That would be cool for me, but it would cost me more money to get the C sewn on ha ha.

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