Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley on defying odds in NHL

Morning Talk 25/05/2018
Bill Foley. Photo: Getty.

The Vegas Golden Knights are currently the sporting story of year, with majority owner William (Bill) Foley pleased as ever.

In their inaugural NHL season, Vegas have defied the odds and will now face the Washington Capitals for the Stanley Cup in a best-of-seven series.

The Golden Knights are on the brink of North American sporting history as they look to win the Cup in their first season.

Foley told Mark Sainsbury on Morning Talk about a dream that he was on the cusp of achieving much earlier than anticipated.

"I told everyone that I thought we would make the playoffs in three years, make a run for the cup in five years and win it in six," he said. "I was laughed at.”

"So imagine what is going now because the team has played so well, the team has jelled so well together, they feel like a part of the community in Las Vegas and it is exciting.

"It is like the Ivory Coast playing the All Blacks for the World Cup."

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