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Utah Hockey Club team name accidentally revealed by GM Bill Armstrong


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Aaron
June 29, 2024  (10:31)
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Bill Armstrong of the Utah Hockey Club
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The NHL's newest team, the Utah Hockey Club, concluded their first round with a press conference with GM Bill Armstrong.

In this interview, they talked about picking Tij Iginla at sixth overall, son of hockey legend Jarome Iginla, a powerful sniper from the WHL, and athletic center Cole Beaudoin later in the first round. During this, Bill Armstrong made a big error.
TIJ IGINLA TO THE UTAH HOCKEY CLUB

What a moment between Tij and Jarome Iginla

Instead of referring to the players as members of the Utah Hockey Club, Bill Armstrong seemingly revealed the team name, calling them the Utah Yetis.
The Yetis have been a favorite since the franchise was announced in April, competing with names like the Outlaws and Venom, but it seems the Yetis have emerged victorious.
Here are the two players they drafted, Tij Iginla and Cole Beaudoin, in their Utah Hockey Club jerseys:
With Utah Hockey Club owner Ryan Smith committed to choosing a team name for the 2025-26 season, the pressure is on, but it seems the Yetis are the future in Utah.
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Utah Hockey Club GM Bill Armstrong accidentally leaks the team's name
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