What Will Be The Nickname of the New Las Vegas NHL Franchise?

After decades of attempting to land a professional sports franchise, Las Vegas has finally accomplished their goal. On June 22, the NHL officially approved expansion to Las Vegas starting in the 2017–18 season. Now comes the next big question…what will be the team’s nickname? Exactly one week after Vegas was awarded an expansion franchise, Sports Interaction…

Where Will Steven Stamkos Play Next Season?

NHL free agency begins on Friday and every team in the league has their eyes set on one player — Lightning forward Steven Stamkos. The 26-year old superstar has tallied 312 goals and 562 points in 569 regular-season games and already has two 50-goal seasons to his credit. Stamkos is arguably the league’s best player…

Impact of NHL Expansion in Las Vegas

After decades of attempting to land a professional sports franchise, Las Vegas has finally accomplished their goal. On Wednesday, June 22, the NHL officially approved expansion to Las Vegas starting in the 2017–18 season. All indications suggest the team will be named the Black Knights in honor of owner Bill Foley’s alma mater, West Point. An…

2016-17 NHL Stanley Cup Odds

Sportsbook was the first book to release early 2016-17 NHL Stanley Cup odds and neither the Sharks or Penguins were favored to win it. In fact, neither were even favored to reach the Stanley Cup Final next season. However, 5Dimes then opened odds that made a little more sense and below shows a table of Stanley Cup…

2016 NHL Awards Odds

On Wednesday, June 22nd, the NHL will hand out their annual awards for the 2015-16 season. The event will be hosted by comedian Will Arnett and once again takes place in Las Vegas, this time at the world-famous Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. While the awards ceremony is always must-watch television for die-hard hockey fans, there…

2016 NHL Conn Smythe Trophy Odds

Bovada sportsbook opened odds to win the 2016 NHL Conn Smythe Trophy (Playoff MVP) but omitted last year’s winner, Duncan Keith of the Chicago Blackhawks. Heading into this year’s playoffs, Capitals goalie Braden Holtby was the +850 favorite, but Pittsburgh eliminated Washington in the Conference Semifinals. Sidney Crosby was then the new favorite to win…