Every year, teams participate in the annual National Hockey League which is played by teams in North America with the aim of winning the divisional trophy, conference championship and ultimately the coveted Stanley Cup. Some famous teams have dominated the league since its inception. In this article, we shall look at some of the top teams in the current season.
The team is based in Washington DC and is a member of the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference. In 1997 the team moved to the Capital One Arena where they play their home games which brought new fortunes to the team. The team won the 2018 Stanley Cup trophy, has eleven division titles to their name and three president trophies. The trophy is awarded to the team that finishes with the highest total points in a season. The Capitals are looking to add their second Stanley Cup trophy during this year’s season after an impressive start and will hope to finish on top of the Metropolitan Division for the fourth consecutive season.
Penguins, commonly referred to as The Pens are one of the most prolific teams in the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference having won five Stanley Cup trophies. The team is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is one of the two NHL franchises from Pennsylvania, the other being the Philadelphia Flyers. Founded in 1967, the team was one of the first expansion teams from the initial six league teams to twelve teams. In addition to the five Stanley cup trophies, the team has also won eight divisional titles.
This is a professional ice hockey league team based in Chicago, Illinois which was was founded in 1927. The team is a member of the Central Division of the Western Conference and has won six Stanley Cup trophies. It is one of the original six founding teams of the NHL.