Seattle Gets NHL Team
Seattle is getting a NHL team.
On Tuesday, the league's Board of Governors voted unanimously to approve the Emerald City as the 32nd franchise.
The team will begin playing in the 2021-22 season.
The expansion fee is a NHL record of $650 million USD.
Seattle's team will be in the Pacific Division, shifting the Arizona Coyotes to the Central Division.
NHL Board of Governors Press Conference https://t.co/jnh9CmiUfw— NHL (@NHL) December 4, 2018