Lights vs. Knights? Las Vegas soccer team challenges valley's hockey heroes

The challenge has been issued! Lights FC vs VGK in a grass hockey matchup at Cashman Field. Is VGK in? We'll wait and see! (Courtesy Lights FC)

The Las Vegas Lights FC has issued a challenge to the Vegas Golden Knights Saturday, Jan. 19.

In a video posted to Facebook, Lights’ Head Coach Eric Wynalda laid out the team's proposed contest.

It’s a game Wynalda calls ‘Grass Hockey’, and he’s dared the Knights to send over their best four players to compete against the soccer pros.

Explaining how the game works, Wyanlda points out in the video that hockey players often play soccer to warm up before games, saying, “You guys are very good, actually.”

Wynalda says grass hockey is played by moving the soccer goals closer together, allowing players to move behind each net like in hockey.

Play begins with a ball drop, too, though the rest of the rules will have to be ironed out if and when the Knights accept the challenge.

The Golden Knights have not responded to the challenge yet.

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