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Report: Red Hawks, Desert Hawks and Nighthawks in play for name of Vegas NHL team

GM Named For Las Vegas' NHL Expansion Team

Steve Marcus

Bill Foley, the owner of Las Vegas’ NHL expansion team, speaks during a news conference at the T-Mobile Arena Wednesday, July 13, 2016.

The owner of the NHL’s Las Vegas expansion team revealed that he is close to a decision on the franchise’s name. Bill Foley told Sportsbook Radio on Tuesday that the early favorite has been culled from the four-name list of finalists.

Chris Creamer of is reporting Foley's company has registered domain names related to three possible name choices: Red Hawks, Desert Hawks and Nighthawks. He also reports the city name could be either Vegas or Las Vegas based on the domain names.

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