The student news site of Bernardo Yorba Middle School

The Matador Messenger

Filed under Showcase, Sports

NHL Officially Welcomes the Vegas Golden Knights

hockeynews.com

hockeynews.com

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The Vegas Golden Knights officially completed the expansion transaction on Wednesday, March 2. They will be the 31 NHL team in the 2017-2018 season. The Golden Knights are Las Vegas’ first major professional sports franchise, according to msn.com.

“On behalf of the Board of Governors, I am delighted to officially welcome the Vegas Golden Knights to the NHL,” Commissioner Gary Bettman said. “Congratulations to Bill Foley, the Foley family, the Maloof family, the city of Las Vegas and the Golden Knights’ fans as the team embarks on its exciting journey,” according to msn.com.

“Today we reached another significant milestone in our team’s history – the Vegas Golden Knights are officially a National Hockey League franchise,” Golden Knights Chairman and CEO Bill Foley said in a statement released by the team. “It is an incredibly exciting day for our organization and we would not be here without the continued support from our fans,” reported upi.com.

The expansion draft will be held on June 21. General Manager George McPhee now can officially have trade discussions and sign players to contracts. The Golden Knights are slotted in between second and third to last place in the waiver priority order from March 2 until Oct 31, 2017, reported usatoday.com.

Print Friendly

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




*

Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Science and Technology

    You Never Knew these Cool Inventions Existed

  • NHL Officially Welcomes the Vegas Golden Knights

    How to Maintain a Relationship With....

    How to Maintain a Healthy Relationship with Law Enforcement

  • NHL Officially Welcomes the Vegas Golden Knights

    Breaking News

    Profusion of Poppies Brings Bumper to Bumper Traffic

  • NHL Officially Welcomes the Vegas Golden Knights

    Showcase

    Seventy Year Old Woman Runs 7 Marathons On 7 Continents In 7 Days

  • NHL Officially Welcomes the Vegas Golden Knights

    Campus Life

    BYMS Wears Green For St. Patrick’s Day

  • NHL Officially Welcomes the Vegas Golden Knights

    Hot Topics

    Two Faults in the San Francisco Bay Area Are ‘Holding Hands’

  • NHL Officially Welcomes the Vegas Golden Knights

    Showcase

    BYMS Jazz Band Takes First Place at Western States Jazz Festival

  • NHL Officially Welcomes the Vegas Golden Knights

    Kickstarter of the Week

    Fantom Wallet: Kickstarter of the Week

  • NHL Officially Welcomes the Vegas Golden Knights

    Showcase

    BYMS Advanced Drama to Perform “Hairspray Jr.”

  • NHL Officially Welcomes the Vegas Golden Knights

    Science and Technology

    Trash Kills 100,000 Marine Animals Each Year

The student news site of Bernardo Yorba Middle School
NHL Officially Welcomes the Vegas Golden Knights