What NHL team is the youngest? Post-trade deadline Chicago is the oldest team in the NHL. Ottawa is second oldest. Carolina is the youngest. The 30 NHL teams by age and roster size after the trade deadline.
What NHL team has the oldest average age? According to CapFriendly, the Penguin’s current projected 20-man roster for the 2022-23 season has an average age of 30.0 years. If no other moves are made by general manager Ron Hextall this summer, that figure makes the Penguins the oldest team in the NHL.
Who are the oldest teams in the NHL? The Montreal Canadiens joined the NHL in 1917 and were founded in 1909. The Canadiens are the oldest hockey team in the NHL, one of the oldest continuously existing sports franchises in the world, and also one of the most successful in all of sports.
What are the newest NHL teams? The newest additions to the league are the Vegas Golden Knights in 2017 and the Seattle Kraken in 2021. The league has also relocated several franchises, most recently in 2011 when the former Atlanta Thrashers became the second and current incarnation of the Winnipeg Jets.