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California Golden Seals

yin1967/68: The Seals were among six expansion teams as the NHL doubled in size. At first, experts predicted the California […]

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St. Louis Eagles

1934/35: St. Louis had first applied for an NHL expansion franchise in 1932 but was rejected because it was to […]

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Montreal Wanderers

1903-1909: Founded in 1903 for the Anglo fans of Montreal, the Wanderers intended to wander across Canada for Stanley Cup […]

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New York Americans

1925/26: After the Hamilton Tigers went on strike over payment in the postseason, Bill Dwyer, New York’s most-celebrated prohibition bootlegger, […]

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Montreal Maroons

1924/25: The NHL entered its eighth season with two goals; place a team in a major US market and place […]

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Quebec Bulldogs

1888-1910: The Quebec Bulldogs roots go back to the amateur days of hockey as they competed in the Amateur Hockey […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates

1925/26: The Pittsburgh Pirates one of two new American teams to join the NHL a year after the Boston Bruins […]

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Philadelphia Quakers

1930/31: Playing in Philadelphia, the team changes its name to the Philadelphia Quakers amid promises an arena would be built […]

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Minnesota North Stars

eeco1967/68: With the NHL doubling from six to 12 teams, Minnesota, the capital of hockey in the USA was an […]

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Kansas City Scouts

1974/75: The NHL completed its first eight-year expansion cycle by adding teams in Washington and Kansas City. Kansas City, which […]

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