Bill Foley remained in Las Vegas with a head cold while the Golden Knights advanced to the Stanley Cup Final with a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets Sunday and clinched the Western Conference Final, 4-1.
The eight-day march will cover more than 370 miles, ending near Fernley in Northern Nevada. About 170 veterans and residents are expected to participate.
Five people were killed and one person was injured Sunday afternoon in a three-vehicle crash about 85 miles northwest of Las Vegas, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
Deryk Engelland was holding the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl, bestowed to the Western Conference champion of the NHL, meaning Vegas in its inaugural season has advanced to the Stanley Cup Final following a 2-1 victory against Winnipeg.
So Theo and his friends started a group, Youth Helping Hands, about three months ago to clean up trash around apartment complexes and businesses, and they accept donations.
Las Vegas oddsmakers project the Tampa Bay Lightning to be a minus 150 favorite over the Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Final and the Knights to be minus 140 favorites over the Washington Capitals.
After the Knights punched their ticket to the Stanley Cup Final on Sunday, “Conference Champions” T-shirts at the team’s Summerlin store sold out in about a half-hour.
To clarify, this isn’t the first time Las Vegas has yearned for the Stanley Cup. We’ve asked for it before, many times, but as a prop.