The Vegas Golden Knights are a professional ice hockey team that will be based in the Las Vegas metropolitan area.
Ice Hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
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The team is scheduled to begin play in the 2017–18 NHL season, and will be a member of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.
2017 is the current year, and is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2017th year of the Common Era and Anno Domini designations, the 17th year of the 3rd millennium, the 17th year of the 21st century, and the 8th year of the 2010s decade.
The National Hockey League is a professional ice hockey league currently comprising 30 teams – 23 in the United States and 7 in Canada – with a 31st team in Las Vegas scheduled to begin play in the 2017–18 season.
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The team is owned by Black Knight Sports & Entertainment, a consortium led by Bill Foley, and will play its home games at T-Mobile Arena on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
The Las Vegas Strip is a stretch of South Las Vegas Boulevard in Clark County, Nevada, known for its concentration of resort hotels and casinos.
Paradise is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States, adjacent to the city of Las Vegas.