Most Hated NHL Teams


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1Boston BruinsThe Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts. The Bruins compete in the National Hockey League as a member club of the league's Eastern Conference Atlantic Division.

They've gone and accused teams like the Canucks and the Canadiens of dirty play and cheap behavior yet are guilty of so much more of it. Then you've got a number of their fans, who always seem to be able to come out with some sort of convoluted, twisted way to defend their team's goons when they're caught cheap-shotting or injuring other players. Every team has their share of objectionable conduct on the ice, but not only have the Bruins practiced an entire laundry list of it just within the past few seasons, they try to convince everyone that they play a clean, moral, respectable game. It's a shame that the talent is almost always overshadowed by some of the most hypocrisy, classlessness, and dirty play imaginable.

Dirtiest, most hypocritical team in the league. Their team consists of snakes and goons with a hypocritical coach. To hell with Lucic, Chara, Thornton and that rat Marchand. The only thing good about the Bruins is the pair of top notch goalies that play for them.

Hockey is a physical game and the Bruins Have a Great Team and have very Tough Players. The Coach may be hyper but very good. Stanley Cup Champions 2010- 2011, Eastern Conference Champions 2012-2013, Presidents Trophy Champions 2013-2014. They are just very physical but get the job done at the end of the day. - newenglander1

Go watch Lucic fight on youtube. How many of those fights are him jumping in as the third man with a guy already dancing with someone else? Watch Marchand in a scrum trying to poke guys in the eye, scratch a face, pull an ear. Chara trying to injure Pacciorety was sickening. Other teams have their issues, their cheap players; the Bruins have a culture of cheap and dirty play. In that regard, guess it pays to have your owner sitting as the chairman of the board of governors when discipline is being handed out.

Every team they play there is a line brawl.

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2Philadelphia Flyers

Flyers are the most dirty hockey team in the NHL. The play cheap shots and their fans are just like the players, they are nuts. Honestly, I think that Flyers should top the list and not the penguins, the penguins are hated not because they play dirty but people are jealous about them. But Flyers never won the stanely cup in the last decade, so nobody is jealous about them.

Even the USSR was afraid of the bullies in the 70s


Wish they were dead.

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3Pittsburgh PenguinsThe Pittsburgh Penguins are an American professional ice hockey team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, that competes in the National Hockey League.

After Mario LeMieux's playing career ended, this team almost left Pittsburgh. It took Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and Marc-Andre Fleury to keep the team in the Steel City. Because when these players came, attendance went up because of bandwagon fans, who didn't care one bit about the team before Crybaby Crosby and his supporting cast came along.

Gary Bettman, who should have never been allowed to set foot on a hockey rink, sucks up to them. After the 2008 Stanley Cup Finals (where Detroit beat Pittsburgh), before presenting the Conn Smythe Trophy, Bettman said "Let's first congratulate the Detroit Red Wings, AND THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS!, on great seasons, and a terrific Stanley Cup Final." The next year, when Pittsburgh beat Detroit, he never even mentioned to congratulate the Red Wings on their season, just immediately praising the Penguins.

Fan's of other teams seem to love generalizing penguins fans but there's really horrible fans for almost every fanbase I can't speak for the attendance not being from Pittsburgh and all but I did support the team before Crosby came in the picture and real fan's don't wish career ending injuries on players or call others players whiners but make every excuse in the book when their team loses a game.

They play dirty and then whine when they get checked. They try to injure other teams when they are out of a game. Crosby is the worst whiner and hypocrite in the league today and he is always taking cheap shots himself. Their fans are idiots, half of who don't know the game, the other half are married to their cousins.

Cindy Crybaby

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4Montreal Canadians

I think the main reason why the Bruins are listed as "#1 most annoying fan base" and Montreal is only #4 is because there are probably far more Canadiens fans than any other team in the league. (Kinda like Yankees fans--it's easy to side with a team that has won so many championships in the past.) So, there are more people who would vote for the Canadiens' current biggest rival as the "most annoying fan base." Every team has it's jerk fans but the bigger the fanbase = the more jerks you'll have in it

The Montreal Canadiens should be way, way higher on this list than 7th. Are you kidding me? Never mind the fact that refs ALWAYS seem to cater to their continuous whining, they also ignore the constant slashing, cross checking, holding of the stick, falling down, instigating and then refusing to answer the bell. But then you have to listen to them talk about how much class and dignity they have, and how they play the game the right way... Is that like the Ice Capades? I'd put them #1 without question.

Flopping around like a bunch of French fish out of water all over the ice. Always throwing punches and elbows in close contact. Dirty low hits, and a the attitude of a 10 year old ginger being denied cake. That sums it up.

You are just jealous because they won 24 stanley cups.

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5Toronto Maple LeafsThe Toronto Maple Leafs are a Canadian professional ice hockey team based in Toronto, Ontario, that competes in the National Hockey League.

If the leafs had a competitive squad, I'm sure they would top this poll. Considering they haven't played a single playoff game in 6 years and Tucker and Domi are both long gone it's amazing people still care enough to put them in the top 4.

The most delusional fans ever and most fair weather fans in any sport. There fans put car decals and flags on there vehicles in summer time and quickly remove them when season starts and the team doesn't live up to the hype. I guess I don't hate the team as much as I do there idiot fans. Move this team to Vegas let them just have the Marlies.

The only reason they aren't the most hated is because they've been so horrendous for so long that pity has begun to set in.

I believe that people that toronto rocks just they better players

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6Vancouver CanucksThe Vancouver Canucks are an ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.

Is there a bigger bunch of whiners anywhere in pro sports? They lose to Chicago, so they hate them. They lose to LA, so they hate them. They lose to Boston, so they hate them.
They can never man up and admit the better team won. Their fans are just as bad, and seem to have a sense of self-righteousness. If they lose, it's the leagues fault.

They're from Vancouver, and people from Vancouver are known for being obnoxiously nationalist and miserably hateful. The team that plays there is no different. They're ridiculously prideful and haven't done a thing.

There is no other team I love to see lose like Vancouver. They are a bunch of winey babies

Their fanbase is really delusional and there's so much fair weather fans.

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7New York Rangers

I hate this team, their arrogant fans and their homer announcers. This organization is pathetic, 4 championships in the 100 years they've been around. Now they're trying to sign every big name to buy championships. Lundqvist is definitely the most overrated goalie in the league. The guy is huge in that net, he is most likely wearing twice as many pads as any other goalie to take away shooting areas. I can't stand it.

The FANS are so arrogant. They think lundqvist is God! Even though he has never one a stanley cup. They can't admit that the Rangers have flaws. The Rangers are the most overrated team in the league!

I'm fan of capitals so I hate them. They're arrogant and the players aren't so good.

They are very aggressive and not a good team

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8Washington Capitals

All of the comments are thumbs-downed because the caps are TOO GOOD! - GrapeJuiceK

The only reason they are good is because of Ovechkin, and there goalies are okay.

Talent they have but OV is a dirty player and should not be celebrated by the NHL. The fans overall are just as retarded as the politicians down the street.

Washington and hockey really?

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9Chicago Blackhawks

Simply put: very few current supporters are long-time fans, most are bandwagon fans. Look at their attendance in the first three post-lockout years: 65%, 62%, and 82%. They were bad all three years. Then in 2008-09, Toews becomes captain, Quenneville becomes coach, suddenly they start winning, and people who never supported them before claim that they have been fans forever.

The "fans" are arrogant, the NHL sucks up to the team, Toews is a cocky captain, Kane is selfish and a terrible role model, Crawford is a drunk, and I could go on.

Just a terrible abomination going into my mind! No other team I can think of has so many losses in a season! I think in 1945-46 they went 5-42-3! Only 13 points - eh? This is just a terrible abomination! Even a 36-game losing streak?

How is this on here, there really good

I hate this team

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10Florida PanthersThe Florida Panthers are an American professional ice hockey team based in the Miami metropolitan area.

I hate the panthers I hate the lightning I hate the ducks I hate the bruins and am not a big fan of the san jose sharks either at all there are quite a few teams I hate but I love all the canadian teams and always cheer for just the canadian one because it has been since 1993 since the cup has been to Canada and I really hate the panthers because the PANTHERS SUCK! and SO DO THE BRUINS! I hate the bruins just a Slightly bit more then I hate Florida and tampa the reason why I hate bruins panthers lightning is because the panthers and lightning there in Florida I mean Seriously in Florida if some one wanted to go skating they would have to spend all day in a dome and I hate the bruins is because they look like bumble bees chara is an idiot and everyone hates them and that is why I am posting this is because the panthers and lightning suck

The panthers are just silly just look at the shoulders of there Jerseys they Feature a sun a palm tree and a hockey stick it is just so stupid and silly is someone wanted to skate around or whatever or just p,ay a game of hockey they would have to spend all day in a air Condition dome

They get a team, but us in Hartford got ours taken away? Makes sense

Fans are worthless.

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?Montreal CanadiensThe Montreal Canadiens are a Canadian professional ice hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, that competes in the National Hockey League.
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11Los Angeles KingsThe Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles, California. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.

I can't believe no one's voted for these guys yet. I really wanted to vote for Boston, but they're already near the top, so I'll just sum it up with -- Dustin Brown. He plays like a prick, and he looks like one too.

A boring no offense playing team that relies heavily on a stifling defense and goalie. Also, cheap tactics from players like Dustin Brown, Jordan Nolan, Kyle Clifford have made this team a loathsome one.

Cheap shots, sucker punches, flops and excessive whining make the over-rated LA Kings the most loathsome team in the NHL

I hate LA because I'm a ducks fan

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12St. Louis BluesThe St. Louis Blues are a professional ice hockey team in St. Louis, Missouri. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.

I mainly hate the Blues because of their fans. Not just any fans, their KID fans. They are obnoxious kids who scream at the top of their lungs, and Louie is a rip off of the Care Bears. Seriously, can't these kids just shut of for once?

Just because they have not won a cup does not mean you have to hate them I really dislike people because of that too not that I am a blues fan or anything like that but still

A team with no Cups I don't hate them but they suck never won a cup. As a Hawks fan I hate Detroit because they are WORTHY RIVALS. The Blues are wanna be rivals. I think the Wild will have won a cup before this team. And Wild started in 2001. I don't hate them but I'm just saying they are trying to be rivals with Chicago. Go Hawks

Team totally sucks! It's anger-generating how you have outrageous fans of a team that hasn't even won the Stanley Cup, is located in a baseball city (hint- the Cardinals), ENOUGH SAID! The Blues fans are giving themselves the "blues", let's put 'em out of their misery- Dear NHL, relocate the ' team!

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13Detroit Red WingsThe Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. They are members of the Atlantic Division in the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League and are one of the Original Six teams of the league.

Do I need to go on? Why do people even respect this team? They disrespect their captain, have a terrible stadium, in a terrible city to fit with the 90's Utah Jazz like of a team.

Pretty much the only thing Blackhawks fans and Blues fans will agree on

I love the red wings and no one can disagree with me.

Wings suck Hawks is life.

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14Buffalo Sabers

How do you hate them now? These fans are actual fans, that know a thing or two about hockey, unlike fans in Los Angeles. Also, if you're a sabres fan, you have every right to be pissed off. The 1999 cup finals was a joke. The stars won by a controversial goal that should've been disallowed.

No this team is awesome shut the up

What do you like about the buffalo sabers? are you from buffalo?

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15Anaheim Ducks

It's their name. Hockey in Disneyland? Stick to making films you mighty dorks.

The Anaheim ducks to Anaheim sucks

Hey my dad won a Stanley cup their suckers I don't hate the ducks and that really affends me you try winning a cup

Pucks are not for Ducks.

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17Tampa Bay Lightning

The teams in the southern states I do not know what the fans think do they think it sucks to be the players because they live in Canada and the northern states and they think Canada is -100 when really it is not. Florida more like plus 100.

Idiot fans, have to give away free beer to get people into the building for the playoffs.

I'm a panthers fan so this team pisses me off so much

Another Mexican team.

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18Edmonton Oilers

Will you idiots stop hating teams because they are not doing so good I bet if they even where they would not even be on this list because you guys are so stupid I mean just because any one that was used to be an oilers fan and are not anymore because they are not doing so good then you are nothing but a trader so leave the oilers out of this you guys need to stop hating teams because they are not doing so good.

They play dirty, have sucked since Gretzky, won so many lottery drafts, yet still can't win, they also probably get the lottery draft wins by banging the front office.

I'm a Capitals fan, but I want the oilers to become GOOD again! - GrapeJuiceK

Oilers still suck :'(

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19New Jersey Devils

What is this team doing so low? They're the most boring active team. All they do is "the trap". Sure, it marginally works but it sure makes for one dull, slow game. Hockey is meant to be entertaining. The trap is not entertaining to watch. Defensive hockey is boring hockey. - BKAllmighty

What is this team doing so low? They're the most boring active team. All they do is "the trap". Sure, it marginally works but it sure makes for one dull, slow game. Hockey is meant to be entertaining. The trap is not entertaining to watch. Defensive hockey is boring hockey. - BKAllmighty

In my opinion, the game itself is not a "trap" it is indeed entertaining, and if you have a problem with this team, and think its boring, I bet the Rangers would like to hear that. You don't know anything about hockey dumbass.

The only reason they did any good in the past was because of Scott Stevens and Martin Brodeur. Missing the playoffs seems to be the status quo for New Jersey.

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20Colorado Avalanche

Shut up, we have cups in our history unlike St. Louis *cough cough*

After the Nordiques roster retired... Well... No fizzle in the tank! No suprise!

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