Tuesday, October 02, 2018

NHL Executive Committee Votes To Forward Seattle NHL Bid

A nine member executive committee has voted unanimously to forward Seattle's big for an NHL expansion team to the league's board of governors, according to Commissioner Gary Bettman.  This is great news to Seattle sports fans as the city has been without a major professional winter sports team since the Super Sonics left in 2008 for Oklahoma City.
In the picture, Mayor Jenny Durkan is leaving the meeting with investors of the potential hockey franchise.
The bid should come up in a meeting of the full board in early December.  According to a Seattle Times story by Geoff Baker, a Seattle NHL franchise could possibly be on the ice by October of 2020.

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