Learn the History of Every NHL Team

You know your favorite team’s roster up and down. Someone gives you a jersey number, and you can name the last three players to wear it.

But how well do you know your team’s history? Furthermore, how well do you know the other 30 teams in the NHL?

With the NHL season beginning this week, there’s no better time than now to learn the rich history of the best league in the world.

Over the past few years, we provided you with a team history of every NHL club. Thanks in large part to Josh Smith of Scouting The Refs, you can learn about the history of every team, whether they are your rival or your second favorites.

You will find plenty of answers to hockey trivia, including:

  1. Which teams are actually older than the league.
  2. Which NHL team has employed the same general manager since its inception.
  3. Which current team derived from the Colorado Rockies and the Kansas City Scouts.
  4. Which franchise won its first playoff game last postseason in 19 years of existence.
  5. Which NHL team was formerly known as the Cougars.
  6. Which franchise was named after an American Civil War campaign.

Select the team you want to learn about below.

Central Division Pacific Division
Blackhawks logo 2 Ducks Logo
avalanche logo coyotes logo current
stars logo current flames logo current
wild logo current oilers logo current
predators logo current kings logo
blues logo 2 sharks logo
Jets logo canucks logo current
vegas golden knights
Atlantic Division Metropolitan Division
bruins hurricanes logo
sabres current blue jackets logo current
wings devils logo current
panthers logo current isles logo current
Canadiens (current) Rangers logo (current)
senators logo current philadelphia_flyers-alternate-2000
lightning logo current penguins logo - current
 Maple Leafs Logo (current) Caps logo current


Of course, you can continue to learn about the NHL, as well as hockey in general, by checking out our Hockey Facts and NHL coverage sections.

If you’re an aspiring writer or are looking for a new hockey blog at which to share your thoughts, Everything Hockey is currently seeking new writers to expand our coverage this season.

In case you are itching to know the answers to the aforementioned trivia knowledge, here they are in order:

  1. Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens
  2. Nashville Predators
  3. New Jersey Devils
  4. Winnipeg Jets/Atlanta Thrashers
  5. Detroit Red Wings
  6. Calgary Flames/Atlanta Flames

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Jeff Ponder

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Jeff brings a wealth of hockey retail experience to xHockeyProducts, as well as a vast knowledge of marketing and content development. Jeff is also a former hockey reporter for various media outlets in the St. Louis area and has attended numerous NHL Entry Drafts. He has played hockey since the age of 10.

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