Birth of Golden Knights franchise traced back to Maloofs

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While thousands in the Las Vegas valley watched the Golden Knights grow the last several months, the story that has been years in the making.

The Maloof family have a long history of owning sports franchises, two NBA teams, a WNBA team, and now part owners in the Vegas Golden knights. The idea of hockey in the desert first began four years ago when two old friends met up in New York.

8 News NOW Sports reporter Ron Futrell has the story on the birth of a franchise. 

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