What is the most southern NHL team? Located in Sunrise, Florida, the Panthers are the southernmost team in the NHL.
Do Southern states have hockey teams?
NHL Teams By State.
|State Name||NHL Team(s)|
|California||Anaheim Mighty Ducks Los Angeles Kings San Jose Sharks|
|Florida||Florida Panthers Tampa Bay Lightning|
How many NHL teams are in the West?
Why does Florida have 2 NHL teams? The main reason Florida gained two teams is because there were ownership groups based in Florida that were willing to fund the teams. This meant the NHL would be getting paid big time expansion fees from ownership groups early on which would add a ton of money into the NHL.