Who were the original 4 NHL teams? The four teams that began the inaugural NHL season were the Montreal Canadiens, the Montreal Wanderers, the original Ottawa Senators, and the Toronto Arenas.
What were the first 10 NHL teams?
- Montreal Canadiens. The Montreal Canadiens joined the NHL in 1917 and were founded in 1909.
- Toronto Maple Leafs. The Toronto Maple Leafs were formed and joined the NHL in 1917.
- Boston Bruins.
- Chicago Blackhawks.
- Detroit Red Wings.
- New York Rangers.
How many NHL teams were there originally?
Who played for all 6 original NHL teams? Victor Ivan Lynn (January 26, 1925 – December 6, 2010) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1943 to 1954. He is notable as the only player in NHL history to play for all of the Original Six teams.