"Playoffs in three. Cup in six," the defenseman said with a grin, recalling the owner's words back in 2017.
Then the Golden Knights went ahead and made the Stanley Cup Final in their inaugural season of 2017-18.
"After we did that, Bill said, 'OK, now Stanley Cup in three.' I don't know if that got published," forward Reilly Smith said.
From one perspective it was an understandable goal from an enthusiastic new owner.