Gifts for Hockey Fans

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On the surface, hockey fans are easy to buy for. Just find something for them that is related to their favorite team or player, and you are set, right? It’s never that easy.

You could always just go to your local sports shop and find something that will work, but don’t you want to wow them this holiday season? From autographs to custom gear, our Fans’ Zone has plenty of options for you to choose from. These are the highlights.

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Vegas Golden Knights Team History

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The NHL’s worst-kept secret was their desire to be the first professional sports franchise in Las Vegas. Hosting an outdoor preseason game between the Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers in 1991, the NHL has always had footprints in Sin City, as the annual Awards Show has taken place there since 2009. The Vegas Golden Knights’ origins can be traced back farther than some think.

vegas golden knightsOriginal expansion rumors have swirled for what seems like decades, but they truly began spreading in late 2014, when the construction of an indoor arena began. Adding to the speculation was that billionaire entrepreneur Bill Foley headed the believed ownership group whose plans were to bring the NHL to Vegas.

After the league opened it’s bidding for expansion franchises in June 2015, which included a $500 million fee, Foley and his Vegas dream were invited to the next phase of the expansion process. In June 2016, Las Vegas was approved by unanimous owners’ vote to be the next NHL franchise. Foley instantly began hiring team staff, including general manager George McPhee, who was previously the GM of the Washington Capitals.

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