Asked in Ice Hockey, Ice Hockey History, Stanley Cup
What NHL team was the first team to win the Stanley cup?
The NHL was formed in 1917 and played its first season in 1917/18. The winner of the Stanley Cup was the Toronto team simply known as the Arenas. Two things should be noted here: 1. The Cup was not solely an NHL trophy at that time.The NHL champions, the Toronto team, actually had to win against a team from Vancouver which was not a member of the NHL. 2. The Montreal Canadiens actually won the Cup in 1916 before the NHL...
Who was the first hocky team in the NHL to win the Stanley cup?
The Montreal Canadians won the Cup in 1916 but they were not a member of the NHL as the league wasn't founded until the 1917/18 season. The first NHL champions were the Toronto team known as the Arenas. Since the Cup wasn't sole property of the NHL at that time, the Toronto team actually had to beat a team from Vancouver to claim the Stanley Cup. ...
Who won the first NHL Stanley Cup?
The Stanley Cup was first presented to the Montreal Hockey Club in 1893. Though the Montreal AAA's were the first team to win the stanley cup this was back when the NHL did not exist and multiple leagues could contest for the cups. The first team to win the cup after the NHL was formed were the Toronto maple leafs (Toronto Arenas back then) in 1918 The Torontos ...
Asked in Ice Hockey History, Stanley Cup, NHL Playoffs
Is a NHL team allowed to win the Stanley cup twice in a row?
Yes. There is no rule not allowing a team to win back-to-back championships. If a team has the skill to pull of consecutive Stanley Cup wins. ...
Longest existing team that haven't won Stanley cup?
The canucks even though they were the best since 1945 Actually, the Vancouver Canucks didn't become a NHL team until 1970 therefore they're not the longest exisiting team that haven't won a Stanley Cup. The St. Louis Blues became an NHL team in 1967 and therefore they are the longest existing team that hasn't won a Stanley Cup. ...