Hockey fans have patiently been waiting for the announcement of the Las Vegas team name and logo and they’ll have to wait a little longer.
The big unveiling was supposed to occur in early October, but it sounds like it’ll be pushed back to the month of November.
“We had a webinar (Thursday) with adidas and the NHL and we’re still tweaking the logo and the use of the colors,” Owner Bill Foley said, per the Las Vegas Review-Journal. “It probably means we’re going to have to push back the big announcement because it’s going to take time to get everything printed on the shirts and hats. The jerseys will take a little longer to produce.”
Even though we don’t know the exact name of the new franchise, it’s already been determined that it’ll be Silver Knights, Desert Knights or Golden Knights.
In other Vegas news…
The team has signed a 20-year ground lease with the Howard Hughes Corporation to build a practice facility in Summerlin.
Here’s an excerpt from the team release:
The two-rink practice facility will be built on a 4.6 acre parcel located in Summerlin®, a master-planned community in Las Vegas developed by The Howard Hughes Corporation. Summerlin has ranked among the best-selling master-planned communities in the country for much of its 26 years and was named in 2014 by Money magazine as one of the “Best Places to Live in America.” Groundbreaking on the new facility is expected to take place later this month with a tentative completion date set for August 2017.