“Clearly, if you can be licensed to own a casino operation in Nevada, you’re OK,” NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said of new Coyotes majority owner Alex Mereulo.
Golden Knights right wing Mark Stone didn’t win the Frank J. Selke Trophy for best defensive forward Wednesday, losing out to St. Louis Blues center Ryan O’Reilly at the NHL Awards at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman declined to discuss specifics, but the league’s Board of Governors approved proposals to change video reviews and during a meeting in Las Vegas at Encore.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Wednesday that SLS Las Vegas owner Alex Meruelo was approved to become the Arizona Coyotes’ majority owner, with the sale of the franchise expected to be completed in July.
The Blues had the NHL’s worst record when St. Louis native Scott Berry placed a $400 bet to win $100,000 and friend Brandon Chapel made a $200 wager to win $50,000.
The Ducks announced the move Wednesday, with general manager Bob Murray calling it “one of the most difficult decisions I’ve had to make in my 44 years in the NHL.”
The Golden Knights earned some accolades the morning of the NHL Awards on Wednesday, with forward Ryan Reaves and goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury winning NHL Fan Choice Awards.