Every team needs a mascot. From the Phillie Phanatic to Youppi!, having a good mascot is key to getting the home-crowd pumped for the action. Prior to its game with the Detroit Red Wings on Friday, the Vegas Golden Knights introduced its newest mascot.
Introducing the Golden Knights mascot, CHANCE! pic.twitter.com/2VCu9H93Mu
— Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) October 14, 2017
Golden Knights fans got their first glimpse of Chance at T-Mobile Arena on Friday.
That’s Chance the Gila Monster. That is the Golden Knights’ mascot. pic.twitter.com/79kIulayGD
— Danny Webster (@DannyWebster21) October 14, 2017
When Vegas announced its team name, many expected that the mascot will resemble a Golden Knight. The decision left many hockey fans confused.