The Vegas Golden Knights will likely be with out one in all their star defenders for the foreseeable future.
On Wednesday night, the Golden Knights introduced that defenseman Alex Pietrangelo has left the workforce as a consequence of an sickness within the household and can stay away from the group indefinitely. The 32-year-old had been out of the lineup since Nov. 26 for private causes.
No additional particulars have been supplied, and the Golden Knights urged the general public to respect Pietrangelo’s privateness throughout this attempting time.
The veteran defender had been within the midst of a stunning marketing campaign by the primary 23 video games of the season, racking up a formidable three objectives and 18 assists for 21 factors whereas logging greater than 23 minutes in common nightly ice time.
Pietrangelo’s play helped the Golden Knights rebound from its first unsuccessful post-season bid in 2021-22 to sit down first within the Pacific Division in the meanwhile with 39 factors.
Hockey, in fact, issues little in comparison with the well being of 1’s household. Whereas it’s unclear when Pietrangelo will return to sport motion, your complete hockey world needs him and his household the very best in these troubling occasions.