Rather than attending the final night of the Route 91 Harvest festival, Golden Knights goaltender Calvin Pickard was on lockdown with teammates at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
There will be electricity when the puck is dropped for the Vegas Golden Knights’ home opener, but that was going to occur before the Route 91 concert massacre. Now there also will be emotion that those in the nosebleed sections will feel.
Las Vegas’ first major league professional sports team accepts the responsibility of helping the city cope in the aftermath of the mass shooting tragedy Sunday night.
The Redskins and Chiefs stood for a moment of silence before the national anthem, and flags flew at half-staff over Arrowhead Stadium, to honor victims of the Las Vegas shooting before Monday night’s game between Washington and Kansas City.
What such sorrow has displayed in the hours following those tragic moments is that we as a city and state can’t be broken, that together we are much stronger than any singular force of abomination.
The race is scheduled to take place Nov. 11-12 on the Las Vegas Strip.
All Southern Nevada high school sports events Monday have been postponed following the overnight shooting near Mandalay Bay, Clark County School District announced Monday.
The Raiders expressed and provided support Monday for those affected by Sunday night’s massacre across from Mandalay Bay.
UFC president Dana White said Monday that the organization will donate $1 million to families affected by Sunday’s mass shooting on the Strip. He also said Saturday’s UFC 216 card at T-Mobile Arena will go on as scheduled.
Owner Bill Foley said the NHL expansion team will do whatever is needed to help the city heal in the aftermath of Sunday’s shootings on the Strip.