Who is the best NHL team right now?
- 01 Toronto Maple Leafs (15-4-2) USA TODAY Sports.
- 02 Tampa Bay Lightning (13-4-1) USA TODAY Sports.
- 03 Vegas Golden Knights (11-4-1)
- 04 Florida Panthers (13-4-2)
- 05 Washington Capitals (11-5-4)
- 06 Winnipeg Jets (12-6-1)
- 07 Boston Bruins (11-5-2)
- 08 Colorado Avalanche (10-6-1)
What’s the best NHL team 2022? The Colorado Avalanche dethroned the Tampa Bay Lightning to become the NHL’s 2022 Stanley Cup champions. Hats off to the Avalanche! Well done, Lightning, on almost three-peating!
Who is ranked #1 in the NHL? Colorado Avalanche. Would it shock you to find another category in which an Avalanche player leads the league? Well, defenseman Devon Toews leads the NHL in secondary assists at even strength (25).
How do hockey teams rank? Teams are ranked by their average game points per game. Average game points per game is derived by taking the total number of points and dividing that by the total number of games played. Points are assigned as follows: Teams will receive 3 game points if they beat an “A” team and 2 game points if they tie an “A” team.