Are NHL team names trademarked? The National Hockey League owns some trademarks that are related to teams currently playing in the league – such as the Carolina Hurricanes – but also teams that are no longer in existence – such as the Quebec Nordiques.
Can I use NHL logos? From time to time, NHL.com receives requests for permission to use NHL logos for personal reasons on the Internet or in various other materials. NHL.com does not have the authority to grant these permissions.
Can Quebec City support an NHL team? The bad news is Quebec City has been actively trying to land an NHL franchise for more than six years now, and the league has shown absolutely no interest in accepting them back into the fold.
What city needs an NHL team? Since losing the Nordiques in the 1990s, Quebec City has constantly been in demand of an NHL team. Eager to have a team back, commissioner Gary Bettman has expressed interest in bringing the NHL back, including conversations with representatives of the Quebec government.