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Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 01 / 23 / 17

EXPANSION FRANCHISES The Vegas Golden Knights are scheduled to begin play this fall, bringing the NHL to 31 teams. Here's a look at the league's history of expansion. Year Franchise growth 1917 The Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wa...

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