3 reasons the Vegas Golden Knights didn't win the Stanley Cup

The Vegas Golden Knights didn't win the Stanley Cup. These are the three reasons why.
Vegas Golden Knights v Dallas Stars - Game Seven
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The Vegas Golden Knights had a magical run in the spring of 2023. That ultimately led to them hoisting the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history. It was an incredible ride to see an expansion team get to the top so quickly.

They had a run to the final in year one but lost to the Washington Capitals. Since then, they have been a contender at pretty much all times. They also have shown no issue with manipulating the salary cap so that they can ice the best team possible in the playoffs. 

Vegas doesn’t break any rules and they have an owner/front office willing to do whatever it takes to try and win every year. Everyone mad about it is just upset that their team won’t do it. 

This spring, Vegas had to go against the Dallas Stars in the first round. That’s not the ideal first-round matchup as they are also super-elite. The series went to game seven which was played on Sunday night. 

The Vegas Golden Knights won't be winning the Stanley Cup again

Dallas got the best of Vegas with a 2-1 victory and they will move on to face the Colorado Avalanche in the next round. The defending champions will defend no more as Vegas is out. 

It was a nice run for the Golden Knights but now they have to get back to the drawing board this summer and figure out what went wrong. You know they will diagnose the problem well when the time is right. These are three reasons they didn’t win the Stanley Cup this season: