History of Hockey

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    History of Hockey

  • Montreal Canadians

    Founded in 1909, the Canadiens are the longest continuously operating professional ice hockey team worldwide, and the only existing NHL club to predate the founding of the NHL. One of the oldest North American
  • Toronto Maple Leafs

    The franchise was founded in 1917, operating simply as Toronto and known today as the Toronto Arenas, as it was operated by the Toronto Arena Company, owners of the Arena Gardens arena. In 1919, the NHL transferred the franchise to new owners who christened the team the Toronto St. Patricks.
  • Boston Bruins

    The team has been in existence since 1924, and is the League's third-oldest team and is the oldest in the United States.
  • Detroit Red Wings

    Founded in 1926, the team was known as the Detroit Cougars from then until 1930. For the 1930–31 and 1931–32 seasons the team was called the Detroit Falcons, and in 1932 changed their name to the Red Wings.[3]
  • Chicago Black Hawks

    ve won six Stanley Cup championships since their founding in 1926, and they are the current Stanley Cup Champions. The Blackhawks are one of the "Original Six" NHL teams
  • New York Rangers

    The club is also one of the oldest teams in the NHL, having joined in 1926 as an expansion franchise. They are part of the group of teams referred to as the Original Six, along with the Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs.