Knights Nuggets: NHL will accept expansion application from Seattle

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Happy Friday! Let’s get to the links:

- It’s happening! The NHL has agreed to review an expansion application from Seattle and allow the city to start a season-ticket drive. In other words, The Emerald City is probably going to get a hockey team. The Golden Knights might not be the NHL’s newest franchise for very long! [The Seattle Times]

- When hockey does arrive to Seattle, what should the team be called? Steelheads? Totems? Sasquatches? [The Seattle Times]

- If the season ended today, the Golden Knights would be headed to the playoffs. Will that happen after 82 games, though? According to math and statistics and numbers, yes. []

- The NHL’s playoff format sucks. So how can it be fixed? Here are some ideas. [SB Nation]

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