Posted October 02, 2018 05:19:49 The NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights have been the hottest team in the league, but it’s not just a matter of being on the ice.
The Golden Knights are also making the most money in the sport, thanks to a huge endorsement deal.
This has led to an influx of fans who travel all over the state to see the Golden Knights play.
ESPN Crikey caught up with some of them to find out which players they think are the hottest in Lake Tahoes.
Cody Hodgson, Golden Knights star and Lake Taho native 2.
Josh Gorges, Lake Tahos top goalie 3.
Chris Wagner, the Golden Knight captain who recently turned pro 4.
Jacob Larsson, Golden Knight defenseman who played in the WHL 5.
Josh Ho-Sang, Golden Wings forward who is the son of former NHLer Kevin Ho- Sang 6.
Cody Brown, Golden State Warriors star and fellow Lake Tahoan 7.
Travis Dermott, Golden Nugget defenseman who was drafted by the Kings in the first round of the 2016 draft 8.
Kyle Okposo, Golden Flames forward who spent his first season with the Flames last year.
Kyle Connor, Golden Grizzlies center who was acquired from the Nashville Predators for center Chris Phillips 10.
Dylan Strome, Golden Comets defenseman who recently signed a three-year contract with the Comets 11.
Dylan Frolik, Golden Kings forward who played his first game for the Golden Gophers 12.
Nick Bonino, Golden Gulls forward who recently played his fifth game for Golden Gopher hockey 13.
Justin Faulk, Golden Sun Devils defenseman who spent last season with San Jose Sharks 14.
Sam Reinhart, Golden Storm forward who was picked by the Avalanche in the fourth round of last year’s draft 15.
Alex Tuch, Golden Griffins forward who signed a one-year, $1.2 million contract with Minnesota Wild 16.
Cody Carle, Golden Gate Park Warriors forward who has played in his first NHL game with Golden Gate 18.
Jake Allen, Golden Glades center who spent this past season with Detroit 19.
Dylan Ferguson, Golden Spikes defenseman who signed an eight-year deal with the Dallas Stars 20.
Kyle Baun, Golden Isles forward who will join the Griffins after the 2019-20 season 21.
Dylan O’Brien, Golden Seals center who signed with the Stars after this season 22.
Adam Clendening, Golden Eagles forward who joined the team after this year 23.
Jacob Josefson, Las Vegas Golden Eagles defenseman who is a member of the US National Junior Team 24.
Ryan McDonagh, Las Stations forward who previously played in Canada 25.
Cody Wilson, Las Glorioso defenseman who has signed with Vancouver Canucks 26.
Sami Vatanen, Golden Gunner forward who went undrafted in the 2016 NHL Draft 27.
Max Domi, Golden Goats forward who helped the United States win the gold medal at the World Junior Championship in 2015 28.
Tyler Bertuzzi, Minnesota Wild forward who won the 2016 Calder Cup with the Wild 29.
Brett Pollock, Golden Hawks forward who starred for Team USA at the 2017 World Junior Championships 30.
Jordan Eberle, Los Angeles Kings forward 28.
Nick Leddy, New York Islanders forward 29.
Kyle Caputo, Colorado Avalanche forward 30.
Cody Biel, Detroit Red Wings forward 31.
Brett Ritchie, Toronto Maple Leafs forward 32.
Dylan Sadowy, Golden Foxes forward who plays for Team Canada at the 2018 World Junior Hockey Championship 33.
Tyler Bozak, Colorado Thunder forward who skated for Team Sweden at the 2016 Olympics 34.
Sam Bennett, Toronto Blue Jackets forward 35.
Nikita Zadorov, Chicago Blackhawks forward 36.
Kyle Chipchura, Los Altos forward 37.
Brandon Saad, Calgary Flames forward 38.
Matt Puempel, Calgary Hitmen forward 39.
Alex Kuchan, Toronto Marlies forward 40.
Matt Tennyson, Calgary Inferno forward 41.
Jake Virtanen, New Jersey Devils forward 42.
Maxime Lagace, Edmonton Oilers forward 43.
Ryan Ellis, Boston Bruins forward 44.
Ben Eager, New Orleans Canadiens forward 45.
Jacob Markstrom, Calgary Bulldogs forward 46.
Dylan Larkin, Calgary Stampeders forward 47.
Brett Pesce, Calgary Goldeyes forward 48.
Ben Hanowski, Vancouver Canucks forward 49.
Nick Bjugstad, Boston University forward 50.
Cody Jones, Toronto Bulldogs forward 51.
Kyle Wotherspoon, Boston College forward 52.
Nick Spaling, Boston UMass forward 53.
Josh Morrissey, Boston Huskies forward 54.
Cody Ceci, Boston Thunder forward 55.
Alex Kerfoot, Michigan State Spartans forward 56.
Sam Carchidi, Buffalo Sabres forward 57.
Ryan Murphy, Minnesota Golden Gators forward 58.
Nick Schmaltz, Boston Garden forward 59.
Mark Scheifele, Winnipeg Jets forward 60. Jordan Sub