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Interesting name surfaces for the NHL's newest team

Published April 19, 2024 at 9:47 PM

Yesterday, big news came out that the NHL board of governors said yes to the Coyotes moving to Utah. It's a big deal, and Utah has a lot to do to get ready, starting with picking a name.

Surprisingly, they're not rushing to pick one. They might just call themselves the "Utah Hockey Club" for now. The owner, Ryan Smith, says they want to take their time to get it right.

On Tuesday, the new Utah NHL franchise filed for trademarks on the following names:

Utah Blizzard
Utah Venom
Utah Fury
Utah HC
Utah Hockey Club

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But they're not only considering that name. They've also looked at a few others and filed trademarks for them.

It's a bit unusual to start without a real name, but it's been done before. Just like how the Washington Football Team didn't have a name for a while. Utah seems to be doing something similar, focusing on their team before picking a name.

A few weeks ago, the Utah team asked fans for ideas for the name. We might find out what they picked as soon as tomorrow, with more details about colors later this week.

Even though they're not worrying about the name yet, reports say they're working hard to make the team better on the ice. They're talking to players like Steven Stamkos, Sam Reinhart, and Jake Guentzel. If they join, Utah's team could become really strong.

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