How many Canadian hockey teams are there in the NHL? The seven teams based in Canada, the Calgary Flames, Oilers, Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, Maple Leafs, Canucks and Winnipeg Jets, will make up the North Division.
What are the 7 Canadian NHL teams 2021?
- Edmonton Oilers. Starting the 2021-22 NHL season with a sterling 5-0-0 record, the Oilers are the easy choice to slot in at No.
- Calgary Flames. The Calgary Flames slot in at No.
- Winnipeg Jets.
- Vancouver Canucks.
- Ottawa Senators.
- Toronto Maple Leafs.
- Montreal Canadiens.
What are the six Canadian hockey teams?
|Montreal Canadiens||Montreal, Quebec||1909 (joined NHL in 1917)|
|Toronto Maple Leafs||Toronto, Ontario||1917|
Why are the Canadiens called the Habs? The “H” stands for “hockey”, not “Habitants,” a popular misconception. According to NHL.com, the first man to refer to the team as “the Habs” was American Tex Rickard, owner of the Madison Square Garden, in 1924. Rickard apparently told a reporter that the “H” on the Canadiens’ sweaters was for “Habitants”.