How the NFL in Vegas can drive the Golden Knights to succeed
The NFL's Oakland Raiders are relocating to Las Vegas, but the NHL's expansion Golden Knights' can use the competition as motivation to be successful early and often.
The Vegas Golden Knights are here, and the logo is outstanding
The NHL’s 31st and newest franchise will be known as the Vegas Golden Knights, and the logo is fantastic. Owner Bill Foley said the “name and logo embody this great city and the mission of our team.”
Las Vegas continues to revise expansion draft list on a ‘monthly basis’
Most of the attention paid to the Las Vegas franchise up to this point has been on the name and logo, but with the official name and logo announcement on Tuesday, focus is set to shift to the expansion draft.
Las Vegas franchise sets name, logo unveiling event for Nov. 22
Two more weeks. That’s all fans will have to wait to learn the identity of the Las Vegas expansion team, as the franchise finally announced a date for unveiling their name and logo.
Las Vegas will have exclusive 48-hour window to negotiate with unprotected free agents
The expansion draft rules won’t allow for teams to leave free agents unprotected in order to scare Las Vegas away. The league’s newest club will get a 48-hour window to work out a deal with any free agents — restricted or unrestricted — before the expansion draft.
Las Vegas logo '95 percent' finished as unveiling quickly approaches
The hockey world is still waiting to know the identity and look of the NHL’s newest franchise, and Las Vegas expansion team owner Bill Foley said the process is nearing completion.
Las Vegas franchise hires General Fanager founder as hockey operations analyst
Months after General Fanager debuted a tool that helped fans undergo their own mock expansion drafts, the website’s founder has been hired by the Las Vegas franchise.
Las Vegas’ official announcement of name, logo and colors set for mid-November
The wait is almost over for the identity of the NHL’s newest team to be revealed, as the Las Vegas franchise is set to debut their name, logo and colors outside of the T-Mobile Arena on Nov. 18.
Las Vegas franchise ready to pack the house, sell out of season tickets for 2017-18
Without even playing a single game, the Las Vegas franchise has sold out of season ticket packages, and fans looking to land season seats to watch the expansion club will now go on a waiting list.
Foley says Las Vegas’ name includes Knights, but official reveal will wait
Las Vegas franchise owner Bill Foley said the name is “99 percent as good” as Black Knights, and the jerseys will be designed to look as though there’s a “steel mesh.”
Las Vegas owner Bill Foley has punked the world with fake names
Maybe the NHL's 31st franchise won't be the Neon Knights after all. The man paying the bills for Las Vegas admits that he trademarked some prank names for his team.
Las Vegas naming situation no clearer as ‘Sand Knights’ domain registered
Las Vegas’ expansion team is still without a name despite trademark filings and domain registrations. And while fans mull over the possibility of the franchise being named the Desert Knights or Nighthawks, another moniker has popped up: Sand Knights.
Report: Las Vegas franchise could be named ‘Desert Knights’
The Las Vegas franchise is still searching for a name and the recent registration of three domain names point to the possibility of the team adopting 'Desert Knights' as their moniker.
Report: Las Vegas’ AHL affiliate to be decided by late-December
The Las Vegas franchise will reportedly have an AHL affiliate in place by the start of 2017, and the franchise appears to be headed for the West Coast with Salt Lake City, Fresno and Reno as potential destinations.
Las Vegas hires long-time New Jersey Devils builder David Conte
The expansion team's newest hire brings three Stanley Cup rings and a laundry list of excellent finds, from Martin Brodeur and Brendan Shanahan to Brian Rafalski and John Madden. So what sort of impact should Las Vegas expect from his addition?
Las Vegas confirms three potential names, wants logo in place by pre-season
Las Vegas team owner Bill Foley confirmed that Nighthawks, Red Hawks and Desert Hawks are all potential names, but the club may already be going another direction. Regardless, Foley said he wants merchandise in place for the Los Angeles Kings’ pre-season games at T-Mobile Arena.
Report: OHL's Knights provide hurdle to name for NHL Las Vegas
With the hiring Tuesday of assistant GM Kelly McCrimmon, the Las Vegas NHL team has made several steps in an attempt to shape the organization. A name, however, is proving to be a bit more challenging.
Las Vegas’ T-Mobile arena looks ready to go in time-lapse video
Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena won’t host the expansion team’s inaugural game for more than one year, but the ice has already been laid and tested out. Check out the process in this cool time-lapse video.
Five coaching candidates for the Las Vegas expansion team
Las Vegas GM George McPhee has his first hire in assistant GM Kelly McCrimmon, and the next major position needing to be filled will be behind the bench. McPhee said the search could extend into 2017, and there are five bench bosses who could be top candidates for the coaching job.
Could Kelly McCrimmon be joining George McPhee in Las Vegas?
The owner/GM/coach of the WHL's Brandon Wheat Kings is apparently in line for the assistant GM position in Vegas. If McPhee can pull him away from the junior powerhouse, he'll be getting a smart hockey man who also happens to hold two university degrees in business.
George McPhee doesn’t expect to name Las Vegas coach until 2017
Las Vegas’ NHL franchise is still without a name, but even that may come before the team has a coach. Las Vegas GM George McPhee said the team hasn’t started its coaching search and he wants to wait to see if any coaching changes are made throughout the season.
Black Knights gets top odds as Las Vegas’ moniker, long shot names hilarious and bizarre
A sports betting website has given odds for the Las Vegas expansion franchise’s team name, with Black Knights leading the way. And while some other suggestions seem like possible fits, others, such as Magicians or Chips, have no shot at being the new club’s name.