Friday news roundup, NHL edition

Yesterday’s NHL team announcement tops Friday’s news.

Crosscut, The Stranger, USA Today, Seattle PI, KOMO, Q13, CBS Sports, ESPN, CBC, Sports Illustrated, MyNorthwest, SB Nation, The Sporting News, Arena Digest, New York Daily News, and GeekWire all cover yesterday’s announcement by the NHL that they will accept an application for an NHL expansion franchise in Seattle.

The Stranger lists the people who have applied to be on the City Council’s task force on a proposed head tax.

Seattle Times reports that Mayor Durkan will announce her response to the Trump Administration’s crackdown on so-called “sanctuary cities.”

Crosscut sizes up the city’s private bike share programs.

The Stranger covers the announcement yesterday by several Council members of new legislation in the works to protect domestic workers.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports that the renovation and expansion of the Seattle Asian Art Museum is moving forward.