The Ultimate NHL History Quiz
Are you a diehard hockey fan? Ever been to an NHL game? Whether you have or you haven’t, that doesn’t have any standing on how much NHL history knowledge you have. You could be a New York Rangers or New York Islanders fan and know a ton about the Toronto Maple Leafs. You could be a Los Angeles Kings fan but know everything there is to know about the Boston Bruins. That is something that would gauge how much you know about the National Hockey League. Whether you root for a team that has recently won a Stanley Cup or whether you love one of the expansion teams who haven’t gotten their chance yet, watching the National Hockey League is exciting.
Picking an NHL franchise is fun. Following all the professional hockey news, even from the World Hockey Association, is even more commitment. That can help you when it comes to NHL trivia. Want to know each NHL record or visit the Hockey Hall of Fame? Maybe you one day want to be the president of the league. Whatever your commitment level is to hockey, here is a great place to test it. See how well your knowledge of the National Hockey League stands up.
The National Hockey League is the main North American hockey league. It was originally the National Hockey Association until 1917. Each NHL team wants to win as many NHL games as possible to try and reach the Stanley Cup playoffs and make it to the Stanley Cup final. The Stanley Cup playoffs are best of seven games series where 16 teams go to eight teams go to four teams go to two teams go to a champion. Teams play the entire season to get there. The history of the National Hockey League began with six teams. Some of the teams in the National Hockey League are the Toronto Maple Leafs, Los Angeles Kings, New York Rangers, Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Pittsburgh Penguins, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, New Jersey Devils, and more.
NHL teams battle in the regular season to try and be one of the teams in league history to win their final game. The Washington Capitals have done it. The Vegas Golden Knights have yet to do it. Certain teams have gone away but returned as different teams. The Minnesota North Stars became the Dallas Stars and then Minnesota got the Minnesota Wild. The league expanded multiple times since its inception.