Vegas Golden Knights 2017-18 Christmas Wish List

LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 13: (L-R) Reilly Smith #19, Colin Miller #6, Jonathan Marchessault #81, Oscar Lindberg #24 and Luca Sbisa #47 of the Vegas Golden Knights celebrate after scoring a goal against the Detroit Red Wings during the game at T-Mobile Arena on October 13, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/NHLI via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 13: (L-R) Reilly Smith #19, Colin Miller #6, Jonathan Marchessault #81, Oscar Lindberg #24 and Luca Sbisa #47 of the Vegas Golden Knights celebrate after scoring a goal against the Detroit Red Wings during the game at T-Mobile Arena on October 13, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/NHLI via Getty Images) /
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4. Brendan Leipsic busting out of his goal drought

LAS VEGAS, NV – DECEMBER 14: Brendan Leipsic #13 of the Vegas Golden Knights passes against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first period of their game at T-Mobile Arena on December 14, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Golden Knights won 2-1. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV – DECEMBER 14: Brendan Leipsic #13 of the Vegas Golden Knights passes against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first period of their game at T-Mobile Arena on December 14, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Golden Knights won 2-1. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) /

Brendan Leipsic is the only forward on the Golden Knights roster to not yet register a goal this season. I find it hard to believe that a player that works his tail off such as Leipsic, still doesn’t have a single goal. As a matter of fact, Leipsic and Brad Hunt are the only players that have yet to score.

You can feel its coming soon, but I think like I’ve been saying that since the beginning of November. The Winnipeg, Manitoba native has had his fair chance of scoring chances especially when he’s on the line with energy guys such as Alex Tuch and Cody Eakin. The finish hasn’t been there for Leipsic, but he’s worked on improving other aspects of his game in the meantime.

He’s become a much better passer since coming over from the Toronto Maple Leafs organization. Check out this sweet feed to Oscar Lindberg for a beautiful goal:

I’m not sure when Leipsic will score his first goal as a Golden Knight, but when he does, he will pour it on. William Carrier is working his way back from injury, and he’s looking to get back in the lineup soon. I wouldn’t be opposed to sitting Leipsic for a few games to clear his head and recharge. But the only way to get out of this drought is to play him, and he’s playing way too well to sit in the press box.