Sport Seattle submits official application, down payment for NHL expansion

05:15  14 february  2018
05:15  14 february  2018 Source:

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City of Seattle officially files application for NHL expansion team. The NHL is closing in on a 32nd team after the city submitted a million down payment . Seattle ’s official expansion fee, as set by the NHL back in December, is set at 0 million.

That group finally confirmed that it had not submitted an application for expansion despite reported communication with the NHL . It appears Seattle 's hopes of attracting an expansion team are dashed, though there's the potential for relocation somewhere down the line.

a tall building in Space Needle: Seattle skyline © (Getty Images) Seattle skyline

Seattle is one step closer to getting an NHL expansion franchise.

The Oak View investment group officially submitted their application for a team in Seattle on Tuesday along with a $10 million down payment.

NHL officials will review Seattle’s application before recommending it to the board of governors for approval.


The expansion fee for Seattle was $650 million and a new team would give the NHL a chance to balance the conferences, if Seattle's expansion application is accepted. Currently there are 31 NHL franchises with the Western Conference holding 15 and the East having 16. A team in Seattle would it an even 16 in each conference.

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BOXING. Remembering Dale Earnhardt’s legendary stroll down pit lane. The NHL has formally allowed the town of Seattle to submit an application for an NHL expansion crew, in accordance to league commissioner Gary Bettman.

Seattle has go-ahead to file application for NHL expansion . The next step will be to run a season ticket drive, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said at the board of governors meeting. Isaiah J. Downing , USA TODAY Sports.

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