McPhee, Gallant Deserve Credit For Golden Knights Success

By Steve Silverman

McPhee and Gallant in starring roles for Vegas

When looking for reasons as to why the Vegas Golden Knights have been so successful in their initial season, it’s easy to look at players like Jonathan Marchessault, Williams Karlsson, Reilly Smith, James Neal, Colin Miller, and, of course, red-hot goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury as heroes.

All of them have performed above expectations throughout the regular season and well into the third round of the playoffs.

However, these players are all just key members of the team. The heroes of the team are general manager George McPhee and head coach Gerard Gallant.

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McPhee has exceeded all expectations when it comes to putting together an organization. While his primary job has been finding the players who could make the team respectable, he has managed to find stars who were either…

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