Best All Time NHL Hockey Franchise
If you are a big fan of the National Hockey League (NHL) and you think you know which is the best all time NHL hockey franchise, then you should read this. We’ve researched the top franchises in the NHL and have listed them from 4th through 1st.
The Boston Bruins come in fourth in our all-time tally. The Bruins have captured the Stanley Cup five times: in 1972, 1970, 1941, 1939 and1929. The Bruins are based in Boston, Massachusetts. They are members of the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League. The team has been in existence since 1924, entering the league as the first United States-based expansion franchise.
The Detroit Red Wings have 11 Stanley Cups and last won it in 2007-2008. In the past few years they have restructured themselves and are stronger than ever. While they are not the best all time NHL hockey team, they have dominated the NHL in the last two decades winning the most trophies and awards. The Detroit Red Wings are based in Detroit, Michigan, and are the current Stanley Cup champions. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League. The club is one of the “Original Six” teams of the NHL. Detroit is considered the top pro hockey franchise in the United States.
Detroit Red Wings starting lineup for game 1 of the 2009 Stanley Cup Finals.
Thanks to flickr.com for the picture. Source: jpowers65
The Toronto Maple Leafs have won the Stanley Cup 13 times all together. But, the last time they won it was in 1967. The Toronto Maple Leafs team is based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. They are members of the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the NHL. The organization, one of the “Original Six” members of the NHL, is officially known as the Toronto Maple Leaf Hockey Club and is the leading subsidiary of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. (MLSE).
Classic Rivalry - Habs vs. Leafs! Thanks to flickr.com for the picture.
Source: Screen Door Slams
The Montreal Canadians are the best all time NHL hockey franchise. This is an easy call since they have captured nearly twice as many Stanley Cup championships as anyone else: 24 of them!! The Montreal Canadians (French: Les Canadiens de Montréal) are based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The team is a member of the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The club is officially known as Le Club de Hockey Canadien.
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