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12 May 2017
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The Eras of the NHL

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Posted By Lionel F.

The nation's Hockey League was established in 1917 and since then there were 4 major ages of the NHL ; the Founding, the first six, the expansion age and the Modern age.

The expansion Time of the NHL lasted from the beginning of season 1967 till the end of the season in 1992. In this timescale, the NHL grew from the first 6 groups up to 20 2. This year proved to be a thriving time for the NHL and still ranks as it's highest scoring time. Also in the time, the concern over player safety grew and helmets became critical beginning the 1980-81 season. In this time, the NHL also became concerned in worldwide hockey playing the 1st time being the 1972 peak Series. The 4th time of the NHL is the Modern Time. This age started in 1993 and is still continuing today.

The original six is a phrase used to explain the 6 teams that made up the national Hockey League during the Original six time, the 20 five year time frame between the 1942-43 season and NHL enlargement in 1967. The original six groups of the NHL are the Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins, New York Rangers and the Montreal Canadiens.

In 1924. The initial team in the states was the Boston Bruins. In 1927-28, the Toronto Maple Leafs exposed a new blue-and-white brand that incorporated a heavily striped jersey for home games and a straightforward white jersey with a blue leaf trademark for away games.

The enlargement era of the NHL lasted from the beginning of season 1967 until the end of the season in 1992. In this timescale, the NHL grew from the first six teams up to 20 two. This year proved to be a thriving time for the NHL and still ranks as it's highest scoring time. Also in the age, the concern over player safety grew and helmets became imperative starting in the 1980-81 season. In this time, the NHL also became involved in world hockey playing the 1st time being the 1972 summit Series.

The system was developed by a sir Clarence Campbell and it went as the following, the last place team at the end of the season will be permitted to make the initial pick from the pool, and the chain will work its way up to the top seeded team in the league. The 4th time of the NHL is the Modern Time. This age started in 1993 and is still continuing today.

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