NBC Sports examines the improbable first-year success of the Vegas Golden Knights and delves into the future of the NHL’s newest franchise with an exclusive digital series entitled Desert Gold presented by MGM Resorts International. Episode 1 debuts across NBCSports.com, YouTube and Facebook Watch on Tuesday, Nov. 27. This is the first-ever digital sports series of which MGM Resorts has been a presenting partner.
The four-episode series chronicles Vegas’ captivating run during last season’s Stanley Cup Playoffs and provides an in-depth look at the relationship between Las Vegas tradition and the Golden Knights
You can watch the entire first episode above.
Episode 1 sets the tone for the rest of the series with a thorough look at Vegas’ debut and the relationship between the franchise and the city. Owner Bill Foley, general manager George McPhee, and goaltender Marc-André Fleury, among others, detail one of the most historic runs in recent sports memory. The Golden Knights tallied the most wins, points, home and road victories by a team in its inaugural season in NHL history before falling to the Washington Capitals in the Stanley Cup Final.
The following is a complete schedule:
• November 27: Desert Gold Episode 1
• December 4: Desert Gold Episode 2
• December 17: Desert Gold Episode 3
• December 21: Desert Gold Episode 4
The remaining episodes explore the Golden Knights’ role around the growth of entertainment and business development in Las Vegas; the evolving and unique in-arena experience at T-Mobile Arena, including interviews with members of the pre-game entertainment; and a look at how the Golden Knights continue to build off last season’s record-setting success on the ice.