Bill Foley is trying to bring an NHL expansion team to Las Vegas, and so far hes marching in step with Commissioner Gary Bettman. Ricky Rubio Jersey .Im an ex-Army guy. I follow orders, Foley told The Canadian Press by phone over the weekend from his home in Northern California. Weve been very careful in our meetings with the NHL administrative staff, just trying to make sure that we do things in the proper fashion. Were not pushy, were not demanding.So far, the 70-year-old millionaire businessman has received permission to run a season-ticket drive and isnt pressing for anything more.The league and its owners — and two-thirds would have to approve a bid — have many questions about a possible venture into the Las Vegas market. Foley points to the citys growing business community.Nevada and Las Vegas in particular are no longer what they were 50 years ago or 40 years ago: a gambling city, kind of a weigh station in the desert, Foley said. A number of software companies, development companies have located in Las Vegas. ... Those companies and those people who work for those companies, thats our target. Those are the people that we want to have come to these games.Foley said that after two days of an initial website launch that 1,500 people had expressed interest in buying season tickets.I think what the ownership group is looking for, and ultimately what I think what would be important to the board, is that local people in Las Vegas are going to support this franchise, not just the local businesses, deputy commissioner Bill Daly said last week in Boca Raton, Florida. Because Im not sure its the same thing.In hockey circles, the prospect of a Las Vegas team adds a touch of glamor. Locally, the notion of finally attracting a team in one of North Americas major four sports leagues is enticing.To bring the NHL to Las Vegas, Foley could partner with the Las Vegas-based Maloof family, which previously owned the NBAs Sacramento Kings. Though he lives part-time in California and Whitefish, Montana, and has business ventures in Jacksonville, Florida, Foley and his associates seem well aware of the intricacies of the Las Vegas market.We feel like if we can demonstrate the strong local support for a team, that will go a long ways toward convincing the NHL or persuading the NHL that hockeys viable in Las Vegas, Foley said. Our mission is simply that.A 20,000-seat state-of-the-art arena is being built by AEG and MGM on the strip and is scheduled to open in the spring of 2016.Itll be as good as it gets in terms of hockey visibility, Foley said. The arena is being designed around not just concerts and fights and so on. Its being designed around hockey.Another front-runner for expansion, Seattle, doesnt have an arena for an NHL team. Barclays Center in Brooklyn, where the New York Islanders are moving next season, has an awkward setup for hockey. Quebec City has the sparkling Quebecor Arena set to open this fall, but Bettman stresses that the building is no guarantee of an NHL team.Were just focused on Las Vegas, Foley said. I cant help anybody else or worry about anybody else. Utah Jazz Jerseys . Sami Vatanen had a goal and an assist and Anaheim used a four-goal first period to extend their winning streak to six games with a 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. John Stockton Jersey . Tony Parker had 33 points and nine assists and San Antonio never trailed in a resounding 116-92 victory over Portland, bullying the younger Trail Blazers in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals. http://www.officialjazzauthenticstore.com/kids-jeff-hornacek-jazz-jersey/ . The Redskins announced Monday that the quarterback who led the team to the Super Bowl championship in the 1987 season will serve as a personnel executive.Anaheim, CA - The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have exercised the 2015 club option on the contract of closer Huston Street. Street converted 17-of-19 save opportunities after the Angels acquired him in a trade with San Diego back in July. The 31-year-old righty is 36-29 with 275 saves and a 2.882 earned run average in 576 career games with the Oakland Athletics, Colorado Rockies, Padres and Angels. Jonas Jerebko Jersey. The Angels also declined the 2015 club option on the contract of lefty Sean Burnett. He missed most this past season after undergoing a second Tommy John surgery. China Jerseys WholesaleCheap Jerseys StoreCheap NFL HoodiesNFL Jerseys CheapWhite NFL Jerseys CheapNFL T-shirts From ChinaCheap Jerseys OnlineNFL Jerseys CheapNFL Jerseys ChinaCheap Jerseys ThrowbackCheap Jerseys Free ShippingNFL Jerseys WholesaleWhite NFL Jerseys CheapWholesale Nike NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys CamoCheap Authentic JerseysWholesale Jerseys 2019Wholesale Nike NFL JerseysChina NFL GearCheap Jerseys ' ' '