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Las Vegas bid for NHL franchise advances

Businessman Bill Foley's bid for a National Hockey League team in Las Vegas has reportedly moved to the next phase of consideration. The NHL will continue evaluating Foley's business plan for a franchise, which could potentially start playing at the new $375 million MGM Resorts International-AEG arena on the Strip by the 2017-18 season.

Concussion lawsuit against NHL is noble fight

Dan LaCouture’s beef with the NHL is that he believes it knows there is a correlation between hockey and head trauma, and that the league has kept this information from the players. He said he probably suffered a dozen or more concussions during his career, five or six of which were documented.

Players like idea of NHL team in Las Vegas

The NHL’s Board of Governors is expected to approve a formal plan at Wednesday’s meeting at the MGM Grand to study expansion. That’s the most exciting news yet for William Foley, the billionaire who wants to bring the NHL to Las Vegas.