The Latest: Spurs’ Popovich says he’s gotten COVID vaccine
The development comes a day after the Riveters were not allowed to play their game against the Buffalo Beauts. This provides teams a two-day break as there were no games scheduled for Friday. ___The Vegas Golden Knights’ game against the St. Louis Blues scheduled for Thursday night has been postponed. ___San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich has gotten the COVID-19 vaccine, going public with that announcement Thursday to encourage others to receive the shot when they have the opportunity. It’s the right thing to do so we can all get on track again,” Popovich said in the video.
Minus coaching staff, Vegas loses to Blues 5-4 in shootout
CORRECTS TO SHOOTOUT, INSTEAD OF OVERTIME - St. Louis Blues center Brayden Schenn (10) scores on Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner (90) in the shootout of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS – Missing all their coaches, Max Pacioretty and the Vegas Golden Knights still managed to earn a point. David Perron and Brayden Schenn scored in a shootout Tuesday to give the St. Louis Blues a 5-4 victory over Vegas. Pacioretty got his seventh career hat trick for the Golden Knights, who were without their entire coaching staff because of COVID-19 concerns. The Golden Knights were 1 for 6 with a man advantage and are 3 of 26 (11.5%) this season.
Rampage end home stand with third straight loss
SAN ANTONIO – Two weeks ago, the Rampage looked like they had hit their stride. After two tough losses to the Milwaukee Admirals over the weekend, San Antonio dropped the final game of their four-game home stand to the Colorado Eagles, 3-1. It’s the team’s third straight loss, their longest skid of the young season. Erik Condra doubled the lead in the second period with a close-range shot under Wilcox’s pad. “It ended up costing us.”The loss drops the Rampage to 6-4-4 overall this season, 0-5-0 all time against Colorado.