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Last November, it was announced that the NHL was coming to Las Vegas with the Vegas Golden Nights — a brand new hockey franchise.

Now that the team is playing in its inaugural season, the NHL and NowThis Sports announced a new series on Facebook’s Watch platform that will chronicle the creation of this team and franchise and the role the team in playing within the community following the Las Vegas shooting on Oct. 1.

The series, “Home Team: The Vegas Golden Knights,” follows the team through its first training camp. As the series was shot during the time of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, it captured how sports can help a community come together.

It’s set to premiere Wednesday and will be posted weekly on Facebook Watch over five weeks.

“This is a terrific opportunity to continue to super-serve our fans with compelling content that helps them understand who our players are behind the visors and masks, and to connect them with our newest franchise on a more emotional level,” Steve Mayer, NHL Chief Content Officer and Executive Vice President, said in a statement. “The world saw the entire hockey community come together in solidarity with the Golden Knights and in support of the victims and first responders. Home Team: The Vegas Golden Knights will bring fans into the locker rooms and living rooms of the players that helped bring comfort to Las Vegas.”

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“Home Team: The Vegas Golden Knights” is the first series to launch on NowThis Sports, a new channel from NowThis, and it’s being produced by NHL Original Productions.

“We’re honored to be partnering with the NHL to create such a meaningful series,” NowThis president Athan Stephanopoulos said in a statement. “It’s not often that a professional sports team is launched, but given the extra weight of the recent events in Las Vegas, our goal is to tell this story with sensitivity and on-the-ground perspective that NowThis is known for. We’re excited for viewers to experience both the launch of the Vegas Golden Knights through the eyes of the athletes, and also experience the fans’ reaction as they come together to grieve and heal in the wake of such tragedy.”

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