Las Vegas owner and president Bill Foley has his brain-trust assembled in Montana this week to figure out the next steps for the NHL expansion team. That includes its continuing work on a name, logo and colors with the League – although we doubt “Neon Knights” will get much traction.
That also includes finding the team’s first general manager, as Foley told the Las Vegas Review Journal that they want a short list of three to five candidates set and start scheduling interviews.
From Steve Carp:
“We talked to the NHL last week, and we were explained how the protocol works when it comes to contacting other teams,” Foley said. “We want to play by the rules and not make any mistakes. The NHL told us what we have to do, and we’re good with that.”
Foley is overseeing the search. Former NHL player Murray Craven, Foley’s adviser on hockey matters since he began his quest to acquire a franchise 2½ years ago, will have input. But Foley will make the final call.
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