National Hockey League
The National Hockey League (NHL; French: Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH; Scots: Naitional Hockey League) is a professional ice hockey league componed o 31 member clubs: 24 in the Unitit States an 7 in Canadae.
|Foondit||November 26, 1917 (103 years ago),|
Montreal, Quebec, Canadae
|No. o teams||31|
|Kintras||Canadae (7 teams) |
Unitit States (23 teams)
|Heidquarters||New York Ceety, New York, U.S.|
|Tampa Bay Lightning (2 teetle)|
|Maist teetles||Montreal Canadiens (25)[nb 1]|
- While the Montreal Canadiens hae 24 Stanley Cup wins in thair history, the Stanley Cup haesna always been the NHL championship trophy. Prior tae 1926, it wis an inter-league championship. The Canadiens won ane Stanley Cup championship prior tae the formation of the NHL (in 1916 as a member o the National Hockey Association), an 23 Stanley Cups as a member o the NHL. Montreal an aa won the NHL championship on twa occasions whaur thay didna win the Stanley Cup: in 1918–19 when the Spanish flu cancelled the Stanley Cup finals against the Seattle Metropolitans o Pacific Coast Hockey Association an in 1924–25 when thay lost in the Stanley Cup finals tae the Western Canada Hockey League's Victoria Cougars. Thus, the team haes a tot o 25 NHL championships.
- As Rogers Media is the sole national rightsholder in Canada, Rogers sub-licensed some games to the CBC and TVA Sports.
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- "Rosters, Arena Information, and Aerial Maps – NHL.com – Teams". National Hockey League. Retrieved 8 Juin 2018.