• September 20, 2021

How to watch the Vegas Golden Knights vs. the Washington Capitals (and New York Islanders) live online

Vegas Golden Knight forward Nikita Zaitsev has been named the NHL’s Most Valuable Player, while Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby is named the league’s Most Improved Player.

The Vegas Golden Shores will open their season on Sunday night against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Here are all the latest Vegas Golden Kings news:The Golden Knights will play a home-and-home series against the Capitals.

The teams will square off in Washington on Dec. 10 and 11.

The Golden Knights have not won a game in their two previous visits to Washington.

The Capitals have not beaten Vegas in six games in Washington.

Vegas Golden Knights star Nikita Zhitichev is named as the league MVP.

He is tied for third in the league in scoring with 20 points (nine goals, 11 assists) in 24 games this season.

The 21-year-old, who is in his second season with the Golden Knights, has scored at least 30 goals in five of the last six games.

The 23-year old has been on the NHL Second Line for six of the past seven games.

Zhitichevs 22 points (seven goals, 17 assists) are tied for the team lead and he has four power-play goals, which are the most among Vegas players.

The Capitals have won five of six and are in first place in the Atlantic Division.

Vegas has not lost to the Capitals since Nov. 2, 2015, when the Golden Shirts won a five-game home-ice advantage in the final regular-season game.