All signs point to a smooth and clear conclusion to the Las Vegas expansion process for billionaire Bill Foley. He just can’t say it. He can’t offer much of anything definitive. But he can plan and dream.
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A major hurdle was cleared in businessman Bill Foley’s attempt to bring an NHL franchise to Las Vegas when the league and its players association reached terms on the rules to conduct an expansion draft.
Las Vegas and Quebec City are the only cities in consideration for expansion, which has no timetable but for now. He also said there is opportunity for Seattle to join the fray at this time.
After 27 grueling weeks of regular-season action, it’s time for fire on ice. The Stanley Cup playoffs will crank up the heat on NHL betting action over the next two months.
The Hard Rock Hotel will host the league’s annual gathering of its best players on June 22 at The Joint. The NHL confirmed Monday the site and date.
Billionaire businessman Bill Foley has finalized a deal with the Howard Hughes Corporation to build his NHL practice facility on land located at Far Hills Avenue off the 215 Beltway in Summerlin.
If you’re a hockey fan, you’re going to love T-Mobile Arena. If you’re a hockey player who skates for the hoped-to-be Las Vegas NHL franchise, you’re going to love coming to work.
On a night that the Florida Panthers handed out cardboard cutouts of actor Keven Spacey’s face, the “House of Cards” star surprised fans by taking off his “Spacey Facey” mask as the videoboard camera panned around the stands.
Bill Foley plans to build a two-sheet facility off Far Hills Avenue for his prospective NHL team near Interstate 215 in Summerlin on land that is owned by the Howard Hughes Corporation and is in the city of Las Vegas.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman remained tightlipped on the probability of expansion at this week’s general manager meetings.
NHL general managers met with league officials in Boca Raton, Florida, and were presented a plan that would call for a team to lose no more than one player if the NHL expands by one or no more than two players if the league expands by two.
Las Vegas still hasn’t received official word on if an expansion NHL team is coming to town. But when the general managers meet this week in Boca Raton, Fla., expansion draft rules are expected to be a topic of discussion, per the Toronto Sun.
League felt compelled to respond Monday to a report out of Montreal that Quebec City was no longer being considered for an expansion team. Las Vegas and Quebec City have applied for expansion franchises and have gone through a long vetting process.
The Minnesota Wild left wing will be a restricted free agent following a a 2015-16 season in which he earned $950,000. But in a roller-coaster season, Zucker has had to deal with slumps, injuries and a temporary benching from his former coach.
The Panthers have been one of hockey's feel-good stories this season. After missing the postseason 13 of the last 14 years, they lead the Atlantic Division and barring a monumental collapse, appear headed for the playoffs come April.
Bill Foley was sitting on a couch at his Las Vegas office across the street from TPC Summerlin and wondered, "Where did the time go?"
He scored twice. His team won. He was named the Most Valuable Player, got hoisted on the shoulders of his teammates, was handed the keys to a van and, oh yeah, picked up $90,000 for a couple hours' work.
It was supposed to be about goals, goals and more goals. Instead, the NHL All-Star Game turned into an intense, fierce defensive battle worthy of a Stanley Cup Finals game.
Cowboy hats instead of helmets. Guitars for goalie sticks. Celebrity impersonators. Welcome to the NHL Skills Competition, country style.
The NHL always has attempted to make its All-Star Game entertaining and relevant. Sure, it always produces a lot of goals and makes the goaltenders sitting ducks, but it has rarely captured the attention of its fans over the long haul.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Saturday was a big day for the Los Angeles Kings' organization and their fans in Las Vegas.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman had no news to report Saturday regarding expansion. That didn't surprise Bill Foley, the businessman who wants to bring hockey to Las Vegas.
After missing the playoffs last spring, this was supposed to be the Los Angeles Kings' bounce-back season.
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