Does Ohio have any NHL teams? The Columbus Blue Jackets (often simply referred to as the Jackets) are a professional ice hockey team based in Columbus, Ohio. They compete in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a member of the Metropolitan Division in the Eastern Conference, and began play as an expansion team in 2000.
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|
Why doesn’t Cleveland have a NHL team? The Cleveland Barons were a professional ice hockey team in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1976 to 1978. They were a relocation of the California Golden Seals franchise that had played in Oakland since 1967. After just two seasons, the team merged with the Minnesota North Stars (now the Dallas Stars).
Does Cincinnati have a NHL team?
|Affiliate(s)||Buffalo Sabres (NHL) Rochester Americans (AHL)|
|First ECHL franchise|