SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The Latest from the National Hockey League’s Board of Governors meeting, where expansion to Seattle was on the agenda. (all times Eastern):
Commissioner Gary Bettman has announced the NHL is expanding to Seattle beginning in the 2021-22 season.
Bettman said the vote by the Board of Governors was unanimous, pointing out how expansion to Seattle balances out the conferences, gives the NHL a footprint in the U.S. Pacific Northwest and provides the nearby Vancouver Canucks with a natural rival.
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