We knew that Seattle and Las Vegas were frontrunners in the NHL expansion application process.
We also have known that the Arizona Coyotes are in a bitter dispute with their host city of Glendale, Arizona.
It appears the two paths could be colliding.
Could the Coyotes be moving to Las Vegas?
The New York Post says it is true:
Sin City is getting hockey, two sources close to the situation told The Post.
The NHL is arranging the sale of the Arizona Coyotes to billionaire William Foley, who will move the team to Las Vegas, giving it its first major professional franchise, one source said.
“Las Vegas has reached 10,000 season ticket deposits,” enough to justify a franchise, the other source said.
Foley said in January that he needed 10,000 ticket deposits to get an NHL team.
Foley will move them for the 2016-17 season, the source said. The Post last year was the first to report Foley was backing a Vegas franchise.