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Golden Knights Team Becomes Official

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks on the completion of the Golden Knights' expansion process

by NHL @NHL /

NEW YORK (March 1, 2017) -- The Vegas Golden Knights today completed the acquisition of their team and officially joined the National Hockey League.

"On behalf of the Board of Governors, I am delighted to officially welcome the Vegas Golden Knights to the NHL," Commissioner Gary Bettman said. "Congratulations to Bill Foley, the Foley family, the Maloof family, the city of Las Vegas and the Golden Knights' fans as the team embarks on its exciting journey."

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