Las Vegas Desert Dogs professional hockey team, Box Lacrosse, who play their home games on Michelob Ultra Arena. The other day in the morning. CEO Mark Fine talks about the first victory of the clubs, the owner Wayne Gretzky and more! It wasn’t an easy climb, but last weekend Desert dogs posted a 15-14 victory over Vancouver.
Mike and Carla Morning Show got in touch with CEO Mark Fine to talk a bit about winning Box Lacrosse and what a HUGE step in the right direction it was. Mark also talked about the owner group that “Great” is a part of. Wayne Gretzky. Tell us about Gretzky’s connection to Box Lacrosse and how it made the famous number 99 one of the greatest hockey players of all time. Former NBA All-Star Steve Nash is also the owner.
Mark also talks about being accepted into Las Vegas the sports landscape, the fans and, more importantly, the team. He also mentions the recent “bench fight” and how fans love it!
He also mentioned that the games only take place on Friday and Saturday. Home games played in Mandalay Bay and every game, whether at home or away, can be watched on TV!
It’s great family fun and the game is right here in Las Vegas! As the sport has grown in our city, the fans are beginning to think that Las Vegas actually has a professional lacrosse team! Listen, Las Vegas is becoming a real sports mecca at the major and minor leagues! It’s football in the city, why not lacrosse?
We invite you to take a couple of minutes to listen to Mark, to feel his passion for sports. Hope to see you next game on Feb. 4 against Colorado starting at 4:00 pm so you have plenty of time to enjoy the rest of Saturday night!