Totems Favored as Team Name for New Seattle NHL Franchise

It’s official: professional hockey is coming to Seattle. The NHL board of governors voted Tuesday to approve the growth application for its NHL Seattle group to bring a team to the league for its 2021-22 season.
The statement was expected for quite a while since it’s been no secret the league has been actively looking for a home for its 32nd team. Whenever the Seattle club starts play, It Is Going to combine the Pacific Division, with the Arizona Coyotes moving from the Pacific to the Central Division. There are seven squads from the Central.
Totems projected as the team name that was likeliest If it comes to the title for Seattle’s new NHL franchise, BetOnline has introduced chances for the event. The sportsbook has tabbed Totems since the -105 favorite, together with Emeralds (+400), Rainiers (+700), Sockeyes (+700) and Kraken (+700) topping the list.
The team will play at Seattle Center Arena, as the prior KeyArena is scheduled to get a privately financed $800-million renovation. The arena opened in 1962 and has been the home of the NBA’s Seattle SuperSonics prior to them moving to Oklahoma City in 2008.
With two teams in the four major North American pro sports leagues now in Seattle (the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and the MLB’s Seattle Mariners), it was a no-brainer for the NHL to deliver a group there, particularly after the overwhelming success of the most recent expansion franchise, the Vegas Golden Knights. There’s no lack of interest encircling baseball in Washington, as a season-ticket deposit drive was held by the potential ownership group on March 1 and also secured 32,000 deposits at the first 31 hours.
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