The new team of the National hockey League (NHL) from Las Vegas on Tuesday got its name, colors and logo.
As reported by the press service of the NHL, delegates from the world capital of gambling are referred to as the “Vegas Golden knights” (“the Golden knights Las Vegas”). Logo selected stylized helmet of a knight, and the club colors will be steel, gold, black and red.
As variants of the name were also considered silver and desert knights.
The 31st NHL team, the new season will play in the Pacific division of the Western conference. This is the first expansion of the League since 2000 when she joined “the Minnesota wild and Columbus blue Jackets”.
For the formation of a new team in the summer of 2017 will be held on the draft extensions, where the “Knights” will choose one player in each of the NHL teams, with the exception of the list of protected players.
From the owner of the new club billionaire bill Foley, the League will receive an entrance fee in the amount of $ 500 million. The money will be equally distributed between the other teams.