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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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.
The NHL will officially use concussion spotters this season for the first time to identify "visible signs" of head injuries, according to reports Tuesday.
Deryk Engelland's position is defenseman. Rugged defenseman. Standing 6 feet 2 inches and weighing around 210 pounds, his style is checking guys into the boards, and removing them from Jonas Hiller's goal crease, and generally protecting teammates who score a lot more goals than he does.
Legendary Hall of Fame coach Al Arbour, who guided the New York Islanders to four straight Stanley Cup championships in the 1980s, died Friday. He was 82.
Bill Foley's bid for a National Hockey League team in Las Vegas is moving into "Phase 3" with league officials, which leaves us with this question: What does Phase 3 mean?
Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane met with investigators in New York regarding rape allegations following an extensive search of his home where the crime is alleged to have taken place.
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.
Police in upstate New York are investigating rape allegations against Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane.
Toronto native Daniel Negreanu — poker's all-time leading money winner with more than $30 million in career earnings — wants to buy a slice of Las Vegas' NHL expansion franchise if, as expected, the city is awarded one.