Bill Foley knows he's playing a waiting game with the NHL in his attempt to bring an expansion franchise to Las Vegas. But with the news coming out of Seattle about two possible arena proposals, it's possible that Foley may have to wait a little longer.
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A week after NHL officials confirmed there are no plans to vote on whether or not to expand at next month's Board of governors meeting, commissioner Gary Bettman was pumping the brakes on the entire notion of growing the league by one or more teams anytime soon.
We're not sure if the NHL will be in Las Vegas, but it appears college hockey will be playing a game here in 2018.
Patrick Kane, star of the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks, will not face rape charges related to an incident in New York state involving a woman he met at a nightclub because her account was not backed up by "credible evidence," a county prosecutor said on Thursday.
The decision from the NHL on whether Las Vegas will be awarded an expansion team probably will have to wait until next year.
The woman who accused Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane of raping her at his Buffalo-area home in August notified the Erie County District Attorney's Office that she no longer wants to cooperate with the investigation, five sources with knowledge of the case told The Buffalo News.
Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane is not expected to face criminal charges from allegations that he raped a woman, three sources told the Buffalo News.
Bill Foley doesn't have an NHL team, but his employees will have some pretty swank offices if the league grants Las Vegas an expansion franchise.
After a busy summer off the ice with a major rule change for overtime and serious discussion about expansion to Las Vegas, it's time for the NHL to get busy on the ice.
He has won two Stanley Cups and a pair of Olympic gold medals. Now Drew Doughty gets to win something else — the respect of his teammates in the Los Angeles Kings' locker room.
For the past two decades, the Los Angeles Kings have claimed Las Vegas as part of their hockey universe. But with Bill Foley looking to bring Las Vegas an NHL team of its own, it probably means the Kings will have to settle for regular-season visits to the valley, perhaps as early as 2017.
The bid by Las Vegas to join the NHL might have been tripped up Thursday when the chairman of the league's Board of Governors executive committee said the time might not be right for the 30-team league to expand.
The value of the Canadian one dollar coin, aka the loonie, has dropped like crazy in recent months. But that didn't stop the group trying to bring back an NHL team to Quebec City from stressing to the league Tuesday that the city's economy is in much better shape than it was in 1995, when the Quebec Nordiques bolted for Colorado and became the Avalanche.
When it comes time to officially introduce Las Vegas as an NHL expansion city, Las Vegas must stage the sort of unforgettable celebration only it can deliver. It should blow the thing out.
Now the wait begins. Bill Foley, the billionaire businessman who is attempting to bring major league professional sports to Las Vegas, sold his vision for an NHL franchise for the city Tuesday. He met with the NHL Board of Governors Executive Committee in New York, as did a group from Quebec City.
Bill Foley gets to play salesman Tuesday. And it shouldn't be that tough of a sell.
A prosecutor looking into allegations of sexual assault by NHL star Patrick Kane in New York said on Friday claims of evidence tampering was an "elaborate hoax" by the alleged victim's mother and that the case's rape kit was secure and in police custody.
The lawyer for a woman who has accused forward Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks of sexual assault claimed Wednesday that an empty evidence bag was left in the doorway of the woman's mother's home in Buffalo, N.Y.
Prospective NHL team owner Bill Foley said he does not anticipate the National Hockey League awarding Las Vegas a new franchise at league meetings next week.
John Tortorella is back behind the bench coaching a hockey team. Only this time, he's coaching for his country.
Tests from a rape kit lack DNA evidence from Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane to confirm a woman's allegations against him, the Buffalo News reported.
Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane addressed his ongoing legal issues Thursday when he reported to the team's training camp at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind.
German sportswear firm Adidas has struck a seven-year partnership with the National Hockey League starting in 2017, taking over from its own Reebok subsidiary, as it seeks to challenge rival Nike in top North American sports.
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