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...
What American team has been in the NHL the longest?
Seattle Metropolitans in 1917... EDIT: were never in the NHL. The first American NHL team entered in 1924, the Boston Bruins. ...
Asked in Ice Hockey, Ice Hockey History, Wayne Gretzky
What was the first team that Wayne Gretzky play on?
In 1974-1975 he played for Brantford as his very first team. His first NHL team was the Oilers in 1979. ...
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. ...
Asked in National Hockey League (NHL)
What is the first team in the NHL?
there wasnt really a first team. there was the original 6 that started the nhl (canadiens, maple leafs, red wings, bruins, blackhawks, and rangers) out of those 6 the canadiens were established first. But some teams were created before the nhl even started. such as the senators ...