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Las Vegas Golden Knights, N.H.L.’s New Team, Takes Its Place on the Strip

Foley, a graduate of the United States Military Academy, had hoped to call the team the Black Knights but encountered resistance, including some from West Point.

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The Golden Knights shared an image of their logo on social media.

In an interview this month, Foley said he settled on a name by the end of August, and team representatives have been working with Adidas on a logo since mid-July. It was not ready until late October.

“Everyone has an opinion, I can tell you that,” Foley said. “I was trying to do consensus-building for a while; then I stopped.”

If people do not like the name, he added, “it’s going to be on me.”

Foley at least has some company in decision-making now. After the Las Vegas ownership group, which includes the Maloof family, the former owners of the Sacramento Kings, received permission from the N.H.L. to conduct a season-ticket drive in December 2014 to gauge interest, Foley worked with a small group of advisers and ticket representatives.

Now Foley has cleared out a floor in an office building in Summerlin, a suburb 15 miles from the Strip, for his…

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