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The Golden goose | How the Knights hit the jackpot in Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 07: Nate Schmidt #88 of the Vegas Golden Knights skates against the Washington Capitalsduring the first period in Game Five of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena on June 7, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Capitals defeated the Golden Knights 4-3. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

In just half a season, the Golden Knights NHL expansion team has captured the imagination of the US sports world with its success on the ice and, just as importantly, shattered the long-standing myth that Las Vegas is not a viable market for a major sports team.

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