Sin City Las Vegas has been known for it’s tourism, gambling, and bright lights. You know the saying…”What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.” Well as of lately, Sin City has turned into “Win City”. The Defending Champions Las Vegas Aces, Founded in Salt Lake City, Utah, as the Utah Starzz before the league’s inaugural 1997 season. Then moved to San Antonio, Texas before the 2003 season and became the San Antonio Silver Stars, later shortened to the San Antonio Stars in 2014.
The team relocated to Las Vegas before the 2018 season and won 2 conference titles and a WNBA championship. And the way things are looking, they will repeat this year.
And of course a huge congratulations to our Las Vegas Golden Knights for bringing home the Stanley Cup. beating the Florida Panthers 4 games to 1. This is the eighth time these two teams have met this season. Overall , The Florida Panthers have a record of 4-5-1 versus the Golden Knights . Jack Eichel has 27 goals and 39 assist prior to the final game. Jonathan Marchessault has also been a great contributor to the team with eight goals and six assist to help the Knights get to the Stanley Cup Finals.
Unfortunately the Golden Knights’ incredible season had ended with a 4-3 loss in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final to the Washington Capitals in 2017-18.
Earning their way back to the Stanley cup finals this season, The Golden Knights have added another championship to the Vegas Valley. So the saying “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” has a whole new meaning. No longer will Las Vegas be known as Sin City. With the Las Vegas Aces And The Las Vegas Golden Knights, we are now considered Win City!
According to sportingnews.com “The exact parade route for the Golden Knights has not been revealed, however it’s expected to follow the same path as the Aces.”
If we could only get the Las Vegas Raiders to bring Las Vegas a championship… That looks like that may take a few more seasons.