Top Ten Most Underrated NHL Hockey Teams


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1New York Islanders

No one ever suspects the islanders to do well but they have been shocking everyone. From making it past the first round this year to getting 2 100 point seasons 2 years in a row the isles are doing pretty good.

Definitely the Islanders of the 80's - they won 4 in a row, and got to the final the year after and the semi's the year before, no other team has done this

That's because they are not good anymore. The need to stay on there island and isolate themselves.

No, actually the islanders made it pretty far in 2016

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2New Jersey Devils

Sure their players are amazing but let's not overlook their discipline! They have amazing control and are a blast to watch!

Everyone says they only did good because of Brodeur, but no man could win the cup all by himself. - booklover1

3Calgary FlamesThe Calgary Flames are a professional ice hockey team based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Flames are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.

They have it in them To win the cup any year now. At the end of the day this team should be at the bottom of this list cause people should know there good - TheHabsFan

They won a cup. In 2015 they surpiresed everyone. They will be champions in the 2020s. In the mean time they will still be contenders for the cup. They won in 1989 after Gretzky was traded to LA.

They have won a cup and they have 3 amazing superstars waiting to show up and lead the falames to a great run in the stanley cup playoffs

Seriously? Their fans don't even support their own team, and that one guy cross-checked the ref in the 15-16 season. Come on!

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4St. 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.

With the change of coaches, the Blues have brought up their game and have the ability to make it to the playoffs. Once there, they will take off and prove how great they truly are.

They get to the playoffs nearly every year, they just have to face all of the best teams of that year, and eventually get knocked out of the competition, but we'll get 'em this year, lets go blues!

They suck but they are actually overrated too they lost to Minnesota who get swept by Chicago. They are good in the regular season though.

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5Colorado Avalanche

Everyone talks about how they're doing now instead of how they did back then. - booklover1

Patrick Roy is the greatest Goaltender ever. A great team with 2 cups under their bely

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6Quebec Nordiques

It's a crime that they stole this team from Quebec City. The Montreal -Quebec rivalry was the best in the league.

They picked Eric lindros but refused to be on there team and went flyers and nordiques were always trying to pick fights with the flyers so there the nordiques have a tie for biggest rival flyers and candiens - Mike bossy

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7Columbus Blue Jackets

They are facing injuries so they just can't be good! Give em a chance!

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8Vancouver 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.

I agree they are good but are they really undderrated? Everyone knows they are a good team.

I think this team is overrated because of the Sedins. Especially in 2011

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9San Jose SharksThe San Jose Sharks are a professional ice hockey team based in San Jose, California. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.

They have won the presidents trophy but have never won the stanley cup and Is truly better than the Ducks - CoolCat999

Have real nice colors sure they haven't won a stanley cup once but they have/had pretty good players

They've had some good players in the past, and still do. Cup contender, no. Playoff team? I think so.

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10Winnipeg JetsThe Winnipeg Jets are a professional ice hockey team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.

Playoffs this year, not likely. But I would expect to see them start making the playoffs regularly in the next few years. They've got everything it takes (almost) A crazy fanbase, talented roster, and a good coach. As for the roster, these guys are really good, they just need someone to help solidify their teamwork. I thought they would be a playoff team at the beginning. I was most likely wrong, but good future for whiteout in Winnipeg I think.

Sure they got swept, but mostly due to inexperience. Now they have experience, and some very dangerous forwards. Also one of the strongest fan bases in the league. These are true fans, not bandwagoners. They have true potential, and don't fool yourself. They are a true threat. Expect to see them in round two or better next season. Round two at the very least. I should probably mention that this is coming from a Rangers fan.

Not only are they underrated, but also a very skilled team. These guys are really fun to watch, and are on track for post season (at least right now). They'll upset some other organization bigtime. Although I'm not a jets fan, I look forward to seeing them in the postseason again, if they make it

There just a few wins away from being a huge playoff threat

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The Contenders

11Ottawa Senators
12Tampa Bay Lightning

They have mvery much skill, but there just not the type of team who would win the cup!

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13Edmonton Oilers

All that is needed for this team's success is a good goalie, and they just picked up cam talbot who had a fantastic season

They have the best rising stars. that's for sure. And some day those stars are going to win a cup. The team just needs the right goalie.

They have the best skill in the nhl

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14New York Rangers

Sure, they were one of the worst of the original 6, but they had plenty of amazing players. - booklover1

The Rangers made one of the greatest sports comebacks of all time. They also have the best players and goalies, and have recently made it to the Cup (2014). The Idlanders haven't made it since the early 1980s

15Carolina Hurricanes

They are an extremely talented group. With the Staal brothers, and Jeff Skinner. Not to mention the recent signing of Eddie Lack. Even historically they're underrated. They don't make it a lot, but when they do they go far. And still they get jack squat. Even when they won the cup, no one except canes fans cared

16Arizona CoyotesThe Arizona Coyotes are a professional ice hockey team based in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale, Arizona.

Everybody says:,Arizona and hockey, Really? They haven't got any fans and they have bad players." But I still hope that they'll surprise. I love every teams in Arizona. Go coyotes.

17Nashville PredatorsThe Nashville Predators are a professional ice hockey team based in Nashville, Tennessee. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.

No one thinks of them they are up there to they have made the playoffs 9 out of there 17 seasons. They hold the record for best expansion team out of the gate. Also there fan base is huge in Nashville and could rival some of the great fanbases

Nashville is very underrated. I mean they have some great players and an amazing goalie. They beat Anahiem, one of the strongest teams in the league and they nearly beat San Josè. Nashville is a team that has very few fans compared to Chicago, probably because they have never won a cup. I hope to see them win one in the future.

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19Los 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.V2 Comments
20Hartford Whalers

When they were in Hartford, they were at least good enough to make the playoffs (in the 80s). They had Ron Francis. Please give these guys their team back.

They were able to make the playoffs. That's about it.

Wenthe to the finals, and won a cup in carolina. That's something, right?

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