The unlikely lads

The unlikely lads
Las Vegas has embraced the ragtag Golden Knights (white). Pic: Getty

The Vegas Golden Knights were meant to be awful, they were meant to have to wait many years for relevancy. Now they get a shot at one of the greatest prizes in sport. Emmet Ryan on an unlikely and inspiring story

Remember the way Leicester City were supposed to get relegated and ended up winning the English Premier League? Well it’s taken all of two years for another once in a lifetime sports story to emerge.

The Vegas Golden Knights are going to play for the Stanley Cup, ice hockey’s top prize and one of the greatest trophies in all of sport. Take every gambling reference as read from here on because none of those...

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