Despite being the shortest summer in franchise history, it’s starting to feel like it’s been a long time since hockey. This summer’s sports news has been dominated by another collection of people trying to put an object into a net. From the Women’s World Cup to Messi’s arrival in America to The Creator’s Bournemouth team buying every player they can find it’s been hard to ignore soccer.
Now, some of us like soccer, many don’t (I won’t judge), but everyone can agree though that the most exciting part of any soccer game is the shootout. The American women fell in theirs, Messi succeeded in his, and there was a marathon one between France and Australia a few days ago.
All these shootouts had me missing hockey shootout. So, today I bring you VGK’s stats in shootouts from last year and beyond.
Last year, 10 Golden Knights participated in the nine shootouts Vegas played in. The Golden Knights as a team went 9 for 35, 25.7%, and won five of the nine games that were decided in the skills competition.
Here’s the rundown of how each player did, and how each has done in their VGK career.