What were the 6 original hockey teams? Here’s a brief history of expansion in the NHL: 1942: With the demise of the Brooklyn Americans, the NHL’s Original Six era begins. The Boston Bruins, Chicago Black Hawks, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs make up the League for the next 25 seasons.
How many cups do the original 6 teams have? The Original Six: Adding It Up
These original hockey teams have collectively won 64 Stanley Cups — over half of the total since the NHL was founded. Not only that, but these original hockey teams hold positions one through six in total Stanley Cup victories among the 27 teams that have won that trophy.
When did the NHL change from 6 teams? The 1967 NHL Expansion Draft
The six expansion teams approved by the NHL Board of Governors were the California Seals (San Francisco/Oakland), Los Angeles Kings, Minnesota North Stars, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins and St. Louis Blues.
Was the first hockey puck made of cow poop? A crushed pop can, crumped piece of paper, a ball of elastics, piece of wood, a rock, whatever. According to legend, the first hockey players did just that and made us of frozen cow dung as pucks.