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.
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Prospective NHL team owner Bill Foley submitted his application to the National Hockey League on Monday for a team in Las Vegas that would play at the new arena being built behind New York-New York on the Strip.
It was only an intrasquad scrimmage, but Edmonton Oilers rookie Connor McDavid put on quite a show nonetheless for a crowd of 7,300 fans who turned out to watch the No. 1 overall pick in June’s NHL Draft in action.
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov remains suspended from the NHL after a judge accepted a plea deal on Thursday.
Former hockey player Scott Reid and his wife, Meaghan Mikkelson — an Olympic gold medalist in women’s hockey for Canada — will hold a playoff tournament on Twitter to help choose the name of their baby boy.
The NHL denied a New York Post report Tuesday that the league is arranging the sale of the Arizona Coyotes to billionaire William Foley, who would move the team to Las Vegas.
Wearing a Parrothead and Hawaiian shirt, a barefoot Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane celebrated with the Stanley Cup on stage Saturday at Jimmy Buffett’s concert at Chicago’s Tinley Park.
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.
There were three significant trades made just hours before the start of the 2015 NHL draft, but at least the first two picks — Connor McDavid to the Edmonton Oilers and Jack Eichel to the Buffalo Sabres — went as expected on Friday night at the BB&T Center.
NHL player Jarret Stoll has agreed to plead guilty to a pair of misdemeanor charges in a deal with prosecutors reached Thursday.
Las Vegas took its next anticipated step toward welcoming its first major league professional sports franchise when the NHL agreed to formally open an expansion process, meaning there is enough interest from 30 owners to pursue those folks with the means to join their fraternity.
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price took home four trophies Wednesday at the NHL Awards Show at the MGM Grand Garden — the Hart Trophy that goes to the league’s MVP, the Vezina Trophy, the Ted Lindsay Award and the William M. Jennings Trophy.
The NHL’s Board of Governors gave the go-ahead Wednesday to formally explore the possibility of expansion. Businessman Bill Foley now must file a formal application to join the league, and from there, the NHL will decide whether the city warrants a franchise.
The NHL Board of Governors on Wednesday gave the green light to accept an expansion application from prospective owner Bill Foley to start a potential NHL team in Las Vegas — and any other ownership group interested in starting an NHL franchise in the U.S. or Canada.
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.
John Tavares may not win the Hart Trophy at Wednesday’s NHL Awards Show, but there’s no doubt he has been the driving force in making the New York Islanders relevant again.
The NHL Awards will bring a massive amount of hockey stars to the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Wednesday, plus actors Rob Riggle, Matthew Modine and Colin Hanks, and director Kevin Smith.
There was another grand entrance at the MGM Grand on Monday afternoon involving a sporting icon. But hockey’s Stanley Cup was not wearing a TMT jump suit, which is what Floyd Mayweather Jr. was wearing at the MGM’s previous grand entrance.
NHL player Jarret Stoll has been charged with one felony count of possession of a controlled substance following an April arrest at a Strip day club, the Clark County District Attorney said Monday.
The Stanley Cup and other NHL trophies will be on display at the MGM Grand hotel’s main lobby in Las Vegas in advance of the NHL Awards, which will take place at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the MGM Grand Garden.
The streets and sidewalks of downtown Chicago were a sea of red Thursday as hundreds of thousands of fans streamed in for the victory parade and rally to celebrate the Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup championship - the third for the National Hockey League team in six years.
In his push to bring an NHL team to Las Vegas, Bill Foley would prefer to build an expansion team from the ground up. Neither Foley nor Las Vegas wants to take over the castoff Phoenix Coyotes.
The Blackhawks truly united the city of Chicago en route to winning their third Stanley Cup championship in six years.