NHL commissioner Gary Bettman (center left) presents a jersey with the number 32, signifying that Seattle is soon to be the NHL’s 32nd active franchise. The NHL Board of Governors announced the expansion Tuesday.

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman (center left) presents a jersey with the number 32, signifying that Seattle is soon to be the NHL’s 32nd active franchise. The NHL Board of Governors announced the expansion Tuesda