The National Hockey League consists of 31 teams total: 24 teams in the United States and 7 in Canada.
The Stanley Cup is considered to be the oldest professional sports trophy in North America.
Two years ago, the NHL celebrated it’s 100th birthday. It was organized on November 26, 1917 in Montreal.
In September 2019, the first female referees were hired for the NHL.
Seattle is about to join the NHL in 2021 in the Pacific division.