NHL Reveals Name For Las Vegas Expansion Team
The NHL has revealed the expansion team in Las Vegas will be named the Vegas Golden Knights.
“We want our team to be known for dedication, honor, strength, courage and a commitment to never give up – both on the ice and off. We want our team to be committed to teamwork, service to this great city and integrity in all things – and we wanted a name and logo that represented all of this and was unique to Las Vegas and our community. Vegas Golden Knights is that name,” Knights owner Bill Foley said in a statement released by the NHL Tuesday night. (SLIDESHOW: 13 Times Paulina Gretzky Looked Absolutely Incredible)
The logo for the team was also released and simply featured an ancient combat helmet. (SLIDESHOW: UFC Star Arianny Celeste Is Nearly Naked For All Her Fans In These Pictures)
— Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) November 23, 2016
The Knights will begin play next season in Las Vegas. The NHL now has a total of 31 teams.