This is the calm before the storm, the appetizer before T-Mobile Arena next season hosts the main course of the town’s first major league professional sports franchise.
Colorado changed coaches after Patrick Roy quit in August. Under Jared Bednar, the team is undefeated in the NHL preseason entering Saturday’s Frozen Fury game against the Los Angeles Kings at T-Mobile Arena.
As much as T-Mobile Arena got rave reviews from the players, it wasn’t exactly home sweet home for the Los Angeles Kings, who were beaten 6-3 Friday night by the Dallas Stars in 6-month-old T-Mobile’s first NHL game.
T-Mobile Arena hosts its first hockey game at 7 p.m. Friday with the Los Angeles Kings facing the Dallas Stars.
George McPhee promises he will be ready come June 20. The general manager for the Las Vegas NHL expansion team has had the date circled since he accepted the job July 12. That’s the day Las Vegas has to turn in its 30 selections for the NHL expansion draft.
Fans who plan to park to attend this weekend’s NHL preseason games involving the Los Angeles Kings at T-Mobile Arena should be prepared to pay, according to arena officials.
The $24 million, 120,000-square-foot project that will have two sheets of ice and also serve as the team headquarters is expected to be finished for the team’s inaugural training camp next September.
In making one of the biggest hires for the NHL expansion franchise, owner Bill Foley on Monday added NBA executive Kerry Bubolz as the team’s president.
Bob Lowes has been hired as the Las Vegas NHL expansion team’s assistant director of player personnel.
When Bill Foley pursued his dream to own an NHL team, he knew it didn’t begin and end in Las Vegas.