What cities should have NHL teams?
- Portland, Oregon. 1 of 10.
- Hamilton, Ontario. 2 of 10.
- Kansas City, Missouri. 3 of 10.
- Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 4 of 10.
- Houston, Texas. 5 of 10.
- Quebec City, Quebec. 6 of 10.
- Salt Lake City, Utah. 7 of 10.
- Halifax, Nova Scotia. 8 of 10.
What is the smallest city to have a NHL team? Quebec City was, and would be still, the second-smallest city in North America with a professional sports franchise (the smallest is Green Bay, Wisc.). The NHL, in trying to gain a foothold in the sports world, should continue to avoid small markets.
What city has 2 NHL teams? Two teams in each of the four leagues
The NHL’s Islanders play in UBS Arena in Elmont, New York, on Long Island.
Are there 32 NHL teams? The league then increased to 18 teams by 1974 and 21 teams in 1979. Between 1991 and 2000 the NHL further expanded to 30 teams. It added its 31st and 32nd teams in 2017 and 2021, respectively.