How many Canadian hockey teams are there in the NHL? The seven teams based in Canada, the Calgary Flames, Oilers, Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, Maple Leafs, Canucks and Winnipeg Jets, will make up the North Division.
What are the 7 Canadian NHL teams 2021?
- Calgary Flames.
- Montreal Canadiens.
- Ottawa Senators.
- Vancouver Canucks.
- Defunct Canadian NHL teams.
- Text List of Canadian NHL Teams.
Why does the NHL not have more Canadian teams? Whatever the smokescreens thrown up, it appears that the NHL simply doesn’t want teams in Canada. The proposed move to Hamilton would have been a huge boon to the league, developing new rivalries with both the Leafs and the Sabres. The fans in Hamilton would fill the rink to capacity, and league revenues would go up.
Will Canada get more NHL teams? It’s doubtful, according to the business economics. So hockey fans, enjoy your favourite existing Canadian NHL team. Welcome the Kraken as a new rival, particularly for the Canucks. Things aren’t likely to change any time soon.