How many teams are in the NHL in 2021? The 31 NHL teams will be realigned in four new divisions for this season, including one for the seven teams based in Canada. Each team will play a 56-game schedule and face teams only in its division during the regular season, which will begin Jan.
What NHL team will be added in 2021? Alignment. The Seattle franchise will begin play in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference in 2021-22. The Arizona Coyotes will move to the Western Conference’s Central Division that season. There will be no other changes to the NHL’s alignment.
Who is the newest team in the NHL? The Seattle Kraken are a professional ice hockey team based in Seattle. The Kraken compete in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a member of the Pacific Division in the Western Conference and began play during the league’s 2021–22 season.
What is the best NHL team of 2021?
- 08 Colorado Avalanche (10-6-1)
- 07 Boston Bruins (11-5-2)
- 06 Winnipeg Jets (12-6-1)
- 05 Washington Capitals (11-5-4)
- 04 Florida Panthers (13-4-2)
- 03 Vegas Golden Knights (11-4-1)
- 02 Tampa Bay Lightning (13-4-1) USA TODAY Sports.
- 01 Toronto Maple Leafs (15-4-2) USA TODAY Sports.