The Vancouver Canucks were a long shot to win the Stanley Cup this season. And while there’s a lot of hockey to be played, the Canucks’ 4-0 start was one of the early feel-good stories in the NHL.
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Kerry Bubolz, the recently hired president of Las Vegas’ NHL expansion franchise, has worked in sports long enough to know that the days on the calendar fly by. The team will begin play in less than a year.
Most of the attention has turned to the possibility of the Oakland Raiders moving to Las Vegas. There isn’t as much interest anymore about who will drive the Zamboni at Las Vegas NHL games.
Tom Poraszka, who founded GeneralFanager.com, has been hired by the Las Vegas NHL expansion team as a hockey operations analyst.
Beginning Monday, fans who put down a deposit to purchase season tickets for the Las Vegas NHL expansion team will get to select their seats.
Not having Sidney Crosby, Jack Eichel and Jonathan Quick on the ice is bad for business for the NHL, which opened the regular season last week.
Bill Foley won’t get to use the nickname from his alma mater, but the owner of the Las Vegas NHL expansion franchise might get to use the rink at West Point.
Auston Matthews needed 40 minutes to get into the NHL record book. In the highest-scoring debut in modern NHL history, Matthews scored four goals for the Toronto Maple Leafs, but Kyle Turris scored 37 seconds into overtime to give the Ottawa Senators to a 5-4 victory Wednesday night.
The Westgate sports book opened Chicago as a 6-1 favorite to win the NHL championship, and the Blackhawks remain the choice at the same price entering the start of the regular season Wednesday.
It’s no secret the UNLV hockey team wants to make the jump to NCAA Division I, and UNLV general manager Zee Khan hopes the high-profile nature of the team’s 3-2 win against Arizona State on Sunday will help that goal.
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