Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 | 8:30 p.m.
For years now, Gary Bettman has politely rebuffed inquiries about possible NHL expansion, saying the league was always listening to pitches, but it wasn't at a point where it was willing to seriously consider welcoming any new members to the family.
Writing in The Province, Tony Gallagher says that stance has changed. Expansion he says is not only happening, but in one of the unlikeliest of destinations:
"Sources close to the situation have indicated Las Vegas is a done deal, the only thing to be determined being which owner will be entitled to proclaim that he brought the first major league sports franchise to Sin City."
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