Since then, the league has grown from 22 teams in 1992 to 31 today as the NHL spread its footprint across the United States. The league has withstood major labour conflicts in 1994–95 and 2004–05, the latter of which saw the entire 2004 –05 NHL season canceled, the first time in North American history that a league has ...
The NHL Board of Governors approved an expansion franchise for Las Vegas on Wednesday. Since the first round of expansion in 1967, the League has grown from the Original Six to 31 teams. Here's a brief history of expansion in the NHL:
The National Hockey League (NHL) was established in Montréal, Québec, on 26 November 1917. The league succeeded the National Hockey Association (NHA), which had folded due to a dispute between Eddie Livingstone, the owner of the ...
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On this day in History, National Hockey League (NHL) opens its first season on Dec 19, 1917. Learn more about what happened today on History.
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Oct 23, 2017 ... But no expansion team from the past 26 years — or in the history of the NHL, for that matter — has gotten off to this good of a start, either. The Knights' six wins in seven tries are remarkable considering how their expansion brethren have fared. Among the other nine expansion teams that began play since ...