What is the smallest city with 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.).
What NHL teams started in other cities? Other former host-metropolitan areas of NHL teams that have been given another team include: San Francisco Bay Area (San Jose Sharks in 1991), Ottawa (current Ottawa Senators in 1992), Denver (Colorado Avalanche in 1995), Minneapolis – St. Paul (Minnesota Wild in 2000) and Winnipeg (current Jets in 2011).
How many NHL teams have moved cities? Seven active NHL teams are a product of relocation (Calgary Flames, New Jersey Devils, Dallas Stars, Colorado Avalanche, Phoenix Coyotes, Carolina Hurricanes, Winnipeg Jets).
Which metropolitan areas have NHL teams?
- Boston, Massachusetts.
- Chicago, Illinois.
- Columbus, Ohio.
- Dallas, Texas.
- Denver, Colorado.
- Detroit, Michigan.
- Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Los Angeles, California.