NHL awards Seattle with new team

The hockey team is slated to start playing in the 2021-2022 season.
1:24 | 12/04/18

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I'm Denise Whitaker in Seattle Ed Henry's tavern where the announcement was just made that Seattle's getting the 32 NHL franchise the fans went wild their jedi Durkin was here. People were really congratulating her and thanking her for bringing this team T Seattle so now what's up next is. What the name may be what the colors may be so many questions but for right now fans are just thrilled. That hockey is coming back to the city of Seattle and I've got one of those fans with me right now Andreas how excited I am. Super excited he as the great date though it marked. Super Bowl this is and right up there with that there you're wearing out our great shirt here tell us about your shirt here because we the original Stanley Cup team still in 1917 Seattle metropolitan so. Bringing back after a hundred years we get steamed back though people across the country may not know that we have the first Stanley Cup generally the American team to get these Stanley Cup biathlon. But for the NHL is even sounded so injuries did you have to play hooky to be here this morning yeah I don't tell my god I'm standing on our guests are work. Thanks very joining us and we're very excited to have that popped drop here in Seattle. Maybe not insults what each morning a lot of scores ever what was hoping for twenty Tony but we've got to renovate KeyArena here. At Seattle center a great place for people to not only come see hockey in the future. But concerts as well I'm Denise Whitaker backs a year on ABC news live.

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