Ganz vorne ist natürlich der Superstar der Edmonton Oilers, Leon Draisaitl, der im Sommer 2017 seinen auslaufenden Vertrag um acht Jahre bis zum Ende der Saison 2024/25 verlängerte. Das ausgehandelte Gesamtvolumen beträgt 68 Millionen US-Dollar, was einem Jahresgehalt von 8,5 Millionen Dollar entspricht.
What are the divisions called in the NHL?
The four division names are Atlantic, Metropolitan, Central and Pacific. The Atlantic and Metropolitan divisions make up the Eastern Conference and each division has eight teams. The Central and Pacific divisions make up the Western Conference and have seven teams in each division.
What is the oldest team in the NHL?
The Montreal Canadiens
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.
How many NHL teams have folded?
There are 19 defunct and relocated NHL teams. The Montreal Wanderers, original Ottawa Senators, and the Quebec Bulldogs had played in the NHA before joining the NHL; Quebec City joined the NHL two years later as the Athletics.