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NHL leaders meeting on possible Las Vegas expansion team

Posted at 5:06 PM, Jun 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-08 10:38:37-04

NHL leaders held a meeting Tuesday to discuss whether Las Vegas will be getting an expansion team, according to multiple reports.

The other possible expansion choice would be Quebec City.

The nine-member meeting is reportedly considering three options -- expansion for next season, deferring expansion until the following season or no expansion.

The committee will make a recommendation to the Board of Governors, which is expected to make a decision June 22 at its meeting in Las Vegas.

The earliest a team could be playing in Las Vegas would be the 2017-18 season.