A day after announcing the hirings of Bruno Campese as an amateur scout and Vaughn Karpan as director of player personnel, Las Vegas’ NHL expansion team added another name to its rapidly growing staff.
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In a matter of hours, the NHL’s Board of Governors will meet at Encore and are expected to approve expansion to Las Vegas for the 2017-18 season. But look for a muted immediate celebration from owner Bill Foley instead of a big party Wednesday.
The league’s Awards Show is set for Wednesday night at the Hard Rock Hotel. But the big news will be the expected announcement Wednesday afternoon that the NHL is expanding to Las Vegas.
Las Vegas’ relationship with the NHL is expected to culminate in a marriage Wednesday when the league’s Board of Governors approves expansion to the city for the 2017-18 season.
Hockey fans will have an opportunity to view a display of the NHL’s array of trophies, including the Stanley Cup, beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday in the lobby of the Hard Rock Hotel.
The Las Vegas NHL team has yet to name a general manager or coach. But one possible candidate no longer is available, as Glen Gulutzan was named the Calgary Flames’ coach Friday.
Las Vegas is on the verge of landing its first major-league franchise with the National Hockey League.
For six years during the 1990s, Clint Malarchuk was known as The Cowboy Goalie. He was the starting goaltender for the Las Vegas Thunder of the International Hockey League as well as the face of the franchise.
The launch is still a year away. But for the NHL’s 30 general managers, the news that the league is expanding to Las Vegas for 2017-18 has the smart ones already planning.
Las Vegas will know for certain next week if the city has been awarded its first major league franchise — an NHL team.
What’s been said about Las Vegas’ ability to sustain an NHL team — now that a new expansion team is expected to be made official on June 22?
Las Vegas Review-Journal sports editor Bill Bradley continues his bi-weekly lunchtime chat with readers.
The biggest hurdle in Las Vegas’ attempt to have a professional major league sports team has been cleared.
Professional athletes flush with cash and free time, let loose on the Strip, undoubtedly were a concern for the NHL as it considered the city’s bid for an expansion team.
American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman praised the potential impact of an NHL franchise in Las Vegas after a report indicated that the league will expand to Las Vegas and give the city its first major league sports team.
This is bigger than UNLV winning its national championship in basketball, and Greg Maddux making the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and every Grand Slam trophy Andre Agassi held aloft.
Have questions now that Las Vegas is getting an NHL team? We have answers.
Gordie Howe’s casket was guided down a hallway, flanked by some of the biggest names in sports: Wayne Gretzky, Scotty Bowman and Al Kaline.
The NHL’s executive committee has recommended that the league expand to Las Vegas for the 2017-2018 season, according to The Associated Press. Here’s what people are saying.
The Los Angeles Kings will face the Dallas Stars on Friday, Oct. 7, and the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday, Oct. 8, in pair of NHL preseason games.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are Stanley Cup champions.
Gabe Gauthier is part of the overwhelming majority that believes hockey is coming to T-Mobile Arena, and knows better than most where Foley’s franchise should begin its pursuit of a long-term fan base.
In anticipation of being granted an NHL franchise to begin play in 2017-18, prospective owner Bill Foley already has a list of names he wants to pursue to be his team’s president and general manager.