The NHL regular season starts on October 2nd.
The first game is between the St. Louis Blues and the Dallas Stars.
When is the first NHL game?
The first NHL game was played on December 19, 1917. The Montreal Canadiens defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs 7-3.
How many NHL teams are there?
As of the 2019–20 season, there are 31 teams in the National Hockey League (NHL). The most recent franchise to be added was the Vegas Golden Knights, who began play in the 2017–18 season.
What is the Stanley Cup?
The Stanley Cup is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional ice hockey league in Canada and the United States. It is commonly referred to as the “Stanley Cup” or simply “the Cup”.
Who are some famous NHL players?
The National Hockey League (NHL) is a professional ice hockey league composed of 30 teams: 24 in the United States and 6 in Canada. The NHL is considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and one of the major professional sports leagues in North America. The Stanley Cup, the oldest professional sports trophy in North America, is awarded annually to the NHL playoff champion at the end of each season.
Famous NHL players include Sidney Crosby, Alexander Ovechkin, and Henrik Lundqvist.