WEDDING HALL OF FAME: A NEW PLACE: The National Hockey Hall of Famer’s hometown of Las Vegas is the latest venue to be given the go-ahead.
The NHL and MGM Resorts announced Tuesday that it will move the Hall of Honor, which will be renamed the Las Vegas Memorial Auditorium, to the city’s Civic Center for the 2020-21 season.
The venue, built in 1921 and originally named the Las Olas Hotel, will be dedicated next season.
MGM Resort President Bill Foley said the move is a “significant milestone” for the Las Las Vegas community and the Las Angles.
“We’re thrilled to be a part of the celebration of our city’s legacy,” Foley said in a statement.
The new venue will house the Hall and the Hall-of-Fame Museum, which is part of a three-year renovation of the historic Las Olos Hotel.
It will be open to the public for concerts and other events, Foley said.
The Hall of Legends and Hall of Famers will remain in Las Vegas.
The NBA will also move its All-Star Game to Las Vegas next season, and Major League Soccer is planning to expand its home opener there in 2018.
The New York Rangers, the NHL’s AHL team, will move its home game from the Bronx to Madison Square Garden in 2020.
The arena has hosted the NHL All-Rookie team for the past 15 years.
Las Vegas has hosted more than 3,000 NBA and NHL games since its founding in 1933.
The league has been in Las Angeles since 1996 and has won two Stanley Cups.