As I was watching the Golden Knights achieve success after success through their inaugural NHL season, it quickly became apparent that this story could be a great book. And as someone who had lived the story from its embryonic stages, I felt an obligation to be the one to tell the Knights’ story. This wasn’t about getting rich or making a quick buck; it was about writing a really good, comprehensive book that told the entire Golden Knights’ story and that the readers would enjoy and be proud to own.
Never in the history of modern major league professional sports has a team captured the world’s imagination like the Vegas Golden Knights did in 2017-18. The NHL expansion team, self-nicknamed the “Golden Misfits,” set records for wins, points, won their division and conference and made it to the Stanley Cup Final in its inaugural season.… Continue reading Vegas Born Book
Steve Carp covered the Vegas Golden Knights for the Las Vegas Review-Journal from 2015 to 2018. He had chronicled the team from its infancy through the 2018 Stanley Cup Final. A six-time Nevada Sportswriter of the Year, the Brooklyn, New York, native has lived and worked in Las Vegas since 1988. During that time, while… Continue reading About the Author
“In my 24 years covering the NHL, there’s been no better, more exciting story than the expansion Golden Knights’ run to the Stanley Cup Final. From the inside, Steve Carp documents the scores of career years and takes us all through this exhilarating ride from start to finish.” — Michael Russo, The Athletic Minnesota “A… Continue reading What They’re Saying