How many NHL teams does Ohio have?
NHL Teams By State.
|State Name||NHL Team(s)|
|New York||Buffalo Sabres New York Islanders New York Rangers|
|North Carolina||Carolina Hurricanes|
|Ohio||Columbus Blue Jackets|
|Pennsylvania||Philadelphia Flyers Pittsburgh Penguins|
Does Cincinnati have a NHL team?
|Affiliate(s)||Buffalo Sabres (NHL) Rochester Americans (AHL)|
|First ECHL franchise|
Why is there no NHL team in Cleveland? After just two seasons, the team merged with the Minnesota North Stars (now the Dallas Stars). As a result, the NHL operated with 17 teams during the 1978–79 season. As of 2022, the Barons remain the last franchise in the four major North American sports leagues to cease operations.
How many professional hockey teams are in Ohio? Today, Ohio is home to two NFL franchises, the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns. As a coach, Norwalk native Paul Brown was one of the most influential people in football history.