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Preparations continue for potential NHL team

Posted at 12:48 PM, Oct 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-17 15:48:13-04
If you build it, they will come.
Bill Foley appears to take that line from "Field of Dreams" literally.
There is already an arena being built along the Las Vegas Strip to house the hockey team Foley hopes to bring to town.
Now he set his sights on building a training facility for his players.
"We have identified a site that the county is helping us with, or is going to be helping us with," Foley said.
All as the billionaire is waiting for word from NHL owners on potential expansion plans.
"Our hope is that December we will learn more, but if we don't we will learn more sometime later," Foley said.
Foley and his partners are making sure they are ready, assuming the owners vote in their favor.
Foley officially opened offices housing his title insurance company, Fidelity National Financial Ventures, and the potential teams parent company, Black Knight Sports & Entertainment.
The group has already received 13,500 season ticket commitments.
"We are confident we can sell a lot more tickets when we get the team," Foley said.
He has the money, arena and practice facility in the works.
Foley's just waiting for the invite to the party.
"Las Vegas has proven that it wants hockey," Foley said.
Foley says his group is trying to avoid getting ahead of itself.
When it comes to the December NHL owners meeting, Foley says he hasn’t been extended an invite, but says he will be there if asked.