What city is next to get an NHL team? In 2018, the NHL Board of Governors awarded a franchise to Seattle. The team, as yet unnamed, will play its first season in 2021-22, bringing the league to 32 teams.
What NHL team is coming in 2022? SEA ISLAND, Ga. — The National Hockey League announced today that it has granted an expansion franchise to Seattle. The League’s 32nd franchise, which will begin play in 2021-22, was approved in a unanimous vote by the NHL’s Board of Governors during a meeting today in Sea Island, Ga.
Are any NHL teams relocating? Seven active NHL teams are a product of relocation (Calgary Flames, New Jersey Devils, Dallas Stars, Colorado Avalanche, Phoenix Coyotes, Carolina Hurricanes, Winnipeg Jets).
Will Atlanta ever get another NHL team?
Two misses and you’re out for NHL in Atlanta.
|Original team||New team||Year of move|
|Quebec Nordiques||Colorado Avalanche||1995|
|Winnipeg Jets||Arizona Coyotes||1996|
|Hartford Whalers||Carolina Hurricanes||1997|
|Atlanta Thrashers||Winnipeg Jets||2011|