Report: Billionaire wants NHL team in Vegas; new Coyotes owner ‘sees flipping the team as a good investment’

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From the New York Post:

Billionaire William Foley is betting hockey will sell in Sin City .

Foley is in advanced talks with the NHL about bringing the first major league sports franchise to Las Vegas, The Post has learned.

“He’s the real deal,” a source said. “He has deep pockets.

His goal is to bring an NHL team to Vegas starting with the 2017-18 season, which would mark the league’s 100th anniversary.

That’s the first part of the story. The next part involves the Arizona Coyotes, whose ownership recently agreed to sell a controlling stake of the franchise to Andrew Barroway.

From the Post:

One scenario is for Foley to buy the money-losing Arizona Coyotes and move them to Las Vegas, a source said.

Barroway sees flipping the team as a good investment, the source added.

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Thank you, dramatic chipmunk.

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