Bit of momentum seems to be picking up for bringing in an NHL team, conversations largely center around Lamar Hunt Jr.
2/5/15 - “Lamar Hunt Jr. bought a 100 percent ownership stake in the Missouri Mavericks for an undisclosed amount and hopes to use his contacts and experience to grow hockey throughout the Kansas City area.”
3/2/15 - “After years of not being able to reach an agreement, youth hockey in Kansas City is finally operating under a united front and poised to boost the city’s image in the sport on a nationwide basis.”
6/11/15 - "It’s been 14 years since Kansas City hockey fans enjoyed a direct connection with the National Hockey League, but the drought is over.
The Missouri Mavericks announced Thursday that they signed an affiliation agreement with the New York Islanders."