Our beloved Conn Smythe winner and Wild Bill are two of the Original Misfits, so why not make them the Misfit Toys? They were exiled to the Island of Misfit Toys (AKA Las Vegas) after no teams wanted them. C’mon, you knew that was coming.
Unfortunately, one of the original Misfits, Reilly Smith, was traded to Pittsburgh for a fourth-round pick in the offseason. This would’ve made this so much better. Still, Marchy and Karlsson have proven their worth, with masterful performances in last season’s Stanley Cup playoffs (Marchessault had 25 points last season, while Karlsson had 11 goals).
Fun fact: Both Marchessault and Karlsson were both Columbus Blue Jackets before coming to Vegas. The reigning playoff MVP only spent his first season in Ohio while the Swedish center spent three seasons as a Blue Jacket. You can thank Columbus for these Christmas gifts, Golden Knight fans!