The National Hockey League’s ruling body, the Board of Governors, is meeting in Las Vegas in June, fueling speculation that the NHL might announce at that time that Las Vegas will be getting a big-league team led by prospective owner Bill Foley.
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The pressure of a Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals is nothing compared to the pressure Detroit Red Wings forward Darren Helm felt Monday morning.
Bill Foley, lead investor in a bid to start a NHL team, has purchased a Las Vegas home, and his staff is working with a representative of a commercial property in Summerlin to set up shop for a hockey business office.
The Foley-Maloof ownership team seeking a National Hockey League team for the Las Vegas market said Sunday it has bypassed 9,000 season ticket deposits toward its goal of 10,000 deposit commitments.
What’s behind the push for an NHL team in Las Vegas? The courtship between Florida investor Bill Foley and the Maloof family took about 18 months before they clinched the partnership deal.
The group seeking an NHL team for Las Vegas has garnered more than 8,000 season ticket deposits on its way to a goal of 10,000 ticket commitments.
Even though the National Hockey League Board of Governors has not yet approved a team for Las Vegas, the Foley-led Hockey Vision Las Vegas has agreed to pay $1 per ticket sold in its first year to Opportunity Village, a Las Vegas not-for-profit that helps people with intellectual disabilities.
Prospective National Hockey League team owner Bill Foley plans to meet with the NHL Board of Governors at its June meeting if his Las Vegas hockey initiative can generate 10,000 season ticket deposits.
After exploding out of the box with about 5,000 season ticket deposits in the first 36 hours two weeks ago, the ownership group seeking a National Hockey League team for Las Vegas reported Monday that the number has reached 6,950.
The 1980 “Miracle on Ice” team is getting together for the first time in 35 years this weekend.
A proposed Las Vegas NHL expansion/relocation franchise has reached the halfway mark in its stated goal of obtaining 10,000 season-ticket deposits — great news until you read that when it was decided the Atlanta Thrashers should move to Winnipeg, the Jets locked up 13,000 season-ticket deposits in seven minutes.
The group headed by Bill Foley that is trying to secure an NHL franchise in Las Vegas already has received season-ticket deposits for 50 percent of its intended goal of 10,000. This is happening, and league commissioner Gary Bettman knows it.
The ownership group of a prospective NHL franchise in Las Vegas that launched a ticket drive on Tuesday has exploded out of the box by receiving 5,000 deposits in the first day and a half.
With cold weather gripping the East Coast and a chance to get out of snowy and chilly New York City, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman decided to take prospective owner Bill Foley up on his offer and attend Tuesday’s kickoff of the season-ticket drive that Foley hopes will yield commitments for more than 10,000 tickets and convince the league to add Las Vegas to the current 30-team NHL family.
Gavin Maloof was ticking off a long list of celebrities who have jumped on the NHL to Las Vegas bandwagon when he stopped in midsentence.
With National Hockey League officials looking on, prospective team owners start taking deposits for the 10,000 season-ticket sales needed to land a franchise.
Several NHL stars, including Wayne Gretzky, have played in the Tournoi International de Hockey Pee-Wee de Quebec, an international ice hockey tournament for 11- and 12-year-olds in Canada. The Las Vegas Junior Wranglers will begin play Sunday against a team from Japan.
Bill Foley, the 69-year-old pied piper of NHL hockey in Sin City, and his local partners, the Maloof brothers, will officially start accepting season ticket deposits for a possible big-league hockey club.
How serious is the National Hockey League about adding Las Vegas to the league? NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is attending a press conference Tuesday that is being held by an ownership group to officially launch a season ticket deposit campaign.
The group pushing for a National Hockey League team in Las Vegas has emailed ticket prices and an arena seating chart to fans who gave their emails to the group.
Bill Foley, the Florida billionaire pushing for an NHL team at the new arena being built on the Strip, said Tuesday he prefers Nevada over Las Vegas in the team’s official name.
The group pushing for a National Hockey League team in Las Vegas used a TV ad during Sunday’s Super Bowl telecast to create more buzz around a season ticket deposit campaign set to launch Feb. 10.
Two very different groups are taking contrasting approaches in their efforts to bring the first major-league sports team to the Las Vegas market. It’s Major League Soccer versus the National Hockey League.
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