Owner Bill Foley said the final designs for the team’s logo and use of colors on its uniforms have not been finalized and it likely means the unveiling won’t be until early November.
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Murray Craven, who has been advising Bill Foley for more than two years, has been named senior vice president for the Las Vegas NHL expansion team, which begins play in 2017-18.
David Conte has been hired as a professional scout by the Las Vegas NHL expansion team.
George McPhee, the general manager of Las Vegas’ NHL expansion team, continues to build his hockey scouting staff in preparation for hitting the road again next month.
Eddie Samuels, 30, was part of the first wave of talented Las Vegas youth hockey players who inspired another wave of talented local youth players who came up behind them, including Jason Zucker of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild.
Las Vegas NHL owner Bill Foley denied an internet report that he had decided to eliminate Nighthawks, Red Hawks and Desert Hawks from consideration as the team’s name.
Las Vegas franchise owner Bill Foley said Thursday he has registered domain names for the nicknames Red Hawks, Nighthawks and Desert Hawks. He said he is close to registering two other names as well.
David Prior has been hired as the Las Vegas NHL team’s director of goaltending and goaltender coach, Bill Foley announced on Wednesday.
The announcement follows the hire of director of player development Wil Nichol on Thursday, under general manager George McPhee and assistant general manager Kelly McCrimmon, as the team gets ready for play in the 2017-18 season.
Las Vegas NHL team general manager George McPhee and assistant GM Kelly McCrimmon are in Europe to scout under-18 age players in the prestigious Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup junior hockey tournament.