Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The Game They Play on Ice

We are not Hockey fans....But we are a sports blog.   So let's give the NHL some love.  The play-offs are about to begin.

So...a quick briefing of the league...courtesy of Wikipedia:

Current season or competition:
2013 Stanley Cup playoffs
05 NHL Shield.svg
Sport Ice hockey
Founded November 26, 1917,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Commissioner Gary Bettman
Inaugural season 1917–18
No. of teams 30
Country(ies) Canada (7 teams)
United States (23 teams)
Continent North America
Most recent champion(s) Los Angeles Kings (1st title)
Most titles Montreal Canadiens (25)[nb 1]
TV partner(s) Canada: CBC, NHL Network, RDS, TSN
United States: NBC Sports Group, NHL Network
Official website NHL.com

From the Huffington Post:

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