As we start the 2015 NHL season, the Blackhawks will defend their championship.
While Chicago are among the NHL’s 13 teams that have won multiple Cups, there are a dozen that still have yet to drink from Lord Stanley’s old punch bowl. Could one of them finally take home their first championship this spring?
Picking the best NHL team of all time is an easy task for me, because I’m biased to my hometown Montreal Canadiens. There are many stand out teams, many great players, and times where one team dominated for years. The teams selected here were based on the amount of Stanley Cups they have won, the hall of famers in the team, and their period of dominance primarily. There is no team from after 1990 featured which is interesting. This list tracks the best NHL teams from the Ottawa Senators team of 1919 to 1927 to the Edmonton Oilers of 1983 to 1990. This info-graphic from Tucker Hockey outlines the greatest achieving NHL teams and lists the successes the teams had during their periods of dominance.
NHL.com is featuring a new line of ugly Christmas sweaters — think candy canes, argyle, snowflakes and leaping reindeer — to their team gear, just in time for ugly sweater party season.
Take a look at what the Canadien’s are bringing to the party. (Sorry, my beloved Habs, I wouldn’t dream of wearing this.)
It gets cold enough in Edmonton to wear this little number.
With the NHL season has started, we looked at the ever-changing league landscape and where its players come from. And then we looked at the top salary breakdowns from these nations. Check out the infographic below to see where NHLers come from, who the oldest player is from each country and who brings in the most money.