Who is in the NHL Metro Division? The Metropolitan Division includes the three New York-area teams — New York Rangers, New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils — along with the Washington Capitals, Pittsburgh Penguins, Philadelphia Flyers, Carolina Hurricanes and Columbus Blue Jackets, who are joining the Red Wings in the move east.
What is metro Division in hockey? The Metropolitan Division contains some of the most historic and intense rivalries in the NHL, including Flyers–Penguins, Devils–Rangers, Capitals–Penguins, Islanders–Rangers, Capitals–Rangers, Flyers–Rangers, Capitals–Flyers, and Devils–Flyers.
How many teams are in the Metropolitan Division? As the calendar year 2021 winds down – and the impact of the COVID-19 virus ramps back up – it’s as good a time as any to take stock of where NHL teams are at. Adam Proteau breaks down the eight Metro Division teams and how their seasons have gone.
Will Atlanta ever get another NHL team?
Two misses and you’re out for NHL in Atlanta.
|Original team||New team||Year of move|
|Quebec Nordiques||Colorado Avalanche||1995|
|Winnipeg Jets||Arizona Coyotes||1996|
|Hartford Whalers||Carolina Hurricanes||1997|
|Atlanta Thrashers||Winnipeg Jets||2011|