Golden Knights retire jersey No. 58 to honor shooting victims

Vegas Golden Knights (Vegas Golden Knights)

No Las Vegas participant has ever donned a No. 58 uniform, and no participant ever will.

Forward of the workforce’s three-2 win over the Sharks on Saturday, the Golden Knights retired their No. 58 jersey to honor the 58 victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting throughout an outside live performance on the Las Vegas Strip.

The staff raised a banner with 58 stars and the names of the victims to the rafters at T-Cellular Area in a pregame ceremony earlier than their common-season finale.

The names of the victims have been additionally displayed on the ice after a tribute video was performed on the large display. The households of the victims have been later welcomed on the ice by Golden Knights proprietor Invoice Foley and common supervisor George McPhee.

The Golden Knights and the NHL beforehand donated a mixed $300,000 to the victims and households final yr.