1970 Las Vegas Gamblers begin play in Pacific Southwest Hockey League
1971Las Vegas Gamblers fold
1971 Las Vegas Outlaws play as Independent professional hockey team
1973 Las Vegas Outlaws fold
1993 Las Vegas Aces begin play in Pacific Southwest Hockey League
1995 Las Vegas Aces fold
October 8th, 1993 Las Vegas Thunder begin play in International Hockey League
1995Las Vegas Ice Dice play in North American League
1996Las Vegas Ice Dice fold
April 13th, 1999West Coast Hockey League expands to Las Vegas, to become Las Vegas Wranglers
April 18th, 1999 Las Vegas Thunder fold
September 27th, 1991
Outdoor game between Rangers and Kings played at Caesars Palace
September 20th, 1997 First Frozen Fury game played at MGM Grand, played every year since
August 15th, 2003 Wranglers become ECHL affiliate for Calgary Flames
October 17th, 2003 Wranglers play first game in ECHL, a 5-3 win
March 14th, 2007
 – Pittsburgh Penguins visit Las Vegas considering relocation
June 7th, 2007 – Group led by TV/Movie producer Jerry Bruckheimer’s explores NHL expansion
May 30th, 2008 – NHLPA Executive Director says teams in Canada more pressing than Las Vegas, Kansas City, or Houston
September 30th, 2008Harrah’s and AEG explore arena behind Bally’s and Paris hotels
June 18th, 2009 First NHL Awards banquet in Vegas 
May 19th, 2010 – Las Vegas Arena Foundation proposes stadium
June 12th, 2010Las Vegas Arena Foundation, AEG drops effort
June 24th, 2010 – Jerry Bruckheimer Group bows out, blames recession
May 16th, 2010 – Chris Milam proposes Silver State Arena between the Sahara and the incomplete Fontainebleau
June 14th, 2010Milam contacts Boyd Gaming about renting Orleans Arena as temporary home for NHL franchise while Silver State Arena is built
July 14th, 2010Milam claims NBA team is under contract, hopes to add NHL team as well
August 4th, 2010Milam withdraws plan for Silver State Arena
September 9th, 2010Las Vegas Wranglers Become ECHL affiliate for Coyotes
May 6th, 2011Milam buys Las Vegas 51s, announces plans for Las Vegas National Sports Center across from Mandalay Bay. Plans to build three stadiums, 20,000 seater for NHL/NBA, 36,000 seater for MLS, 9,000 seater for 51s.
September 6th, 2011Milam abandons sale of 51s, moves plans for Las Vegas National Sports Center to Henderson just south of M Resort
November 28th, 2011Milam buys land for sports complex for $10.5 million, immediately cancels plans for complex calling them “not viable,” basically stealing the land from the BLM to sell it to other developers and make a profit.
June 19th, 2012 – Nevada Supreme Court declares Las Vegas Arena Foundation proposal to be “deceptive and materially misleading”
March 1st, 2013MGM, AEG announce plan for Las Vegas Arena
April 18th, 2013 – MGM, AEG finalize plans for Las Vegas Arena
December 6th, 2013Wranglers informed lease at Orleans Arena will not be renewed
February 18th, 2014Wranglers and Plaza plan hockey stadium on hotel roof
March 18th, 2014Gary Bettman confirms meeting with “prospective prospective ownership groups interested in putting a team in Las Vegas (Maloof family named, Bill Foley not named)
April 16th, 2014Wranglers potential arena on Plaza Hotel roof moved to ground level
May 1st, 2014MGM, AEG break ground on Las Vegas Arena
May 7th, 2014Wranglers cancel Plaza Hotel arena plans
August 28th, 2014The Province reports NHL to Las Vegas a “done deal”
October 24th, 2014Bill Foley in “advanced talks” with NHL to bring franchise to Las Vegas, first known mention of Foley
November 12th, 2014NHL selects Foley as potential owners for a Las Vegas franchise
December 8th, 2014NHL allows Foley to “explore” the level of interest for an expansion team  inLas Vegas
December 15th, 2014Foley confirms he has received the go-ahead to launch a ticket drive
January 30th, 2015Wranglers officially fold
February 10th, 2015Foley launches season ticket drive with goal of 10,000 deposits, Gary Bettman on hand at official launch press conference
February 12th, 20155,000 season ticket deposits sold, 50% of goal
February 20th, 20156,950 season ticket deposits sold
March 15th, 20159,000 season ticket deposits sold
March 19th, 2015Foley buys home and office space in Las Vegas
March 23rd, 2015VegasWantsHockey reaches goal of 10,000 season ticket deposits sold
April 20th, 2015Over 11,000 season ticket deposits sold
April 24th, 2015$500 million price tag semi-confirmed by Gary Bettman
June 20th, 2015Foley formally submits expansion application
June 30th, 2015NY Post inaccurately reports Arizona Coyotes will be moving to Las Vegas
August 5th, 2015Las Vegas enters “2nd stage” of NHL expansion
August 21st, 2015Las Vegas advances to “3rd and final” stage of NHL expansion
August 26th, 2015SinBin.vegas born
September 4th, 2015Phase 3 of NHL expansion formally ends
September 29th, 2015Foley presents formal presentation to NHL Board of Governors Executive Committee
October 2nd, 2015Final Frozen Fury game?
November 24th, 2015SinBin.vegas exclusive report reveals location of NHL practice facility
December 11th, 2015Board of Governors reaffirms expansion in 2017-18 still a possibility
January 7th, 2016Las Vegas Arena officially becomes T-Mobile Arena
January 8th, 2016Reports of a “secret meeting” to discuss expansion before Board of Governors meeting at All Star Game
January 26th, 2016Kings confirm preseason game at T-Mobile Arena
February 8th, 2016 – Season ticket deposits on entire upper bowl sold out, deposit total passes 14,000
February 16th, 2016League takes down Vegas.NHL.com
February 23rd, 2016Zamboni Room installed at T-Mobile Arena
April 6th, 2016T-Mobile Arena opens with show by The Killers and Wayne Newton
June 7th, 2016Board of Governors Executive Committee formally recommends expansion to Las Vegas

June 22nd, 2016NHL officially awards Las Vegas the first major professional sports franchise in city history!

July 13th, 2016Las Vegas announce George McPhee General Manager
July 30th, 2016T-Mobile Arena lays ice for the first time
August 2nd, 2016Kelly McCrimmon hired as Assistant General Manager
August 4th, 2016Wil Nichol introduced as Director of Player Development
August 18th, 2016Murray Craven, Foley’s chief advisor throughout the entire process, officially named Senior Vice President
October 5th, 2016 – Practice Facility breaks ground in Downtown Summerlin
October 8th, 2016First NHL game played in T-Mobile Arena, final Frozen Fury games
November 22nd, 2016 – Vegas Golden Knights announced as team name
March 1st, 2017Vegas officially becomes the 31st franchise in the NHL after the final payment clears
March 6th, 2017Reid Duke signed to entry level contract. First player in Vegas Golden Knights history
April 13th, 2017 –  Gerard Gallant hired as Golden Knights first head coach
June 17th, 2017 – Expansion Draft protection lists finalized and submitted to the NHL
June 20th, 2017 – Las Vegas selects 30 players in 2017 NHL Expansion Draft, first players to ever be a part of the organization
June 21st, 2017 – NHL and Las Vegas formally announces selections from 2017 NHL Expansion Draft