Which NHL team has not won the Stanley Cup the longest? With a first-round exit in the 2022 playoffs, the Maple Leafs tied the record for longest Stanley Cup drought in NHL history, matching the New York Rangers’ mark from 1940 to 1994. After the Maple Leafs, the Buffalo Sabres and Vancouver Canucks share the second-longest Cup drought at 51 years.
How many NHL teams have never been to the Stanley Cup? The Nashville Predators are making their first trip to the Stanley Cup Final.
Has any NHL team never made the playoffs? The longest currently active NHL Playoffs drought belongs to the Buffalo Sabres, who have gone 11 seasons without making the Playoffs.
Who has never made it to the Stanley Cup? In the NHL there are 11 teams that have been unable to capture hockey’s ultimate prize, the Stanley Cup: Vancouver Canucks, Buffalo Sabres, San Jose Sharks, Winnipeg Jets, Florida Panthers, Nashville Predators, Arizona Coyotes, Minnesota Wild, Columbus Blue Jackets, Vegas Golden Knights and the Ottawa Senators (modern