UPDATE (7 p.m. ET): The Vegas Golden Knights and free agent defenseman Alex Pietrangelo are finalizing a seven-year deal worth $8.8 million per year, per The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun.
ORIGINAL STORY: Alex Pietrangelo has yet to make a decision on where he’ll take his talents for the next NHL season.
But we know the Vegas Golden Knights are at a level of consideration that warranted a visit from the star defenseman.
The former St. Louis Blues captain went to Vegas over the weekend for a visit, and according to The Athletic’s Jeremy Rutherford, he and the Golden Knights seemed to be working something out.
“Hearing a deal between Alex Pietrangelo and Vegas could be getting close,” Rutherford on Sunday reported.
A decision wasn’t announced Sunday, and apparently, Pietrangelo since has left Vegas to return to St. Louis, per Jesse Granger of The Athletic.
We’ll see how soon a decision is made.