Top Ten Coolest NHL Hockey Team Names

The Top Ten

1 Calgary Flames Calgary Flames The 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.

Cool name and there are a lot of cool "fire" related songs that the Arena can play... and they usually do! - VADERtheIMPALER

Not because I am a flames fan but the goal horn the music the names is just beast

ya well calgery does have a pretty awesome name

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2 Tampa Bay Lightning Tampa Bay Lightning

what is a better hockey team name than lighting

THE NAME IS GREAT. BUT, THE TEAM ISN'T AS GREAT AS THE NAME.

Lightning is the best name in the nhl but the team? NO!

Like the name hate the team.

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3 New Jersey Devils New Jersey Devils

They are named after one of the most famous cryptids in the world.

IS NOT BETTER THAN THE STARS!

4 Nashville Predators Nashville Predators The 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.

This is epic, like a clash between the avengers and the expendables. Where else do you here a team called the predators.

I have a friend who is a big fan and I have to admit it's an awesome team name

How is Flyers a cooler name than Predators?

I am a Boston fan and even love this logo.

5 Colorado Avalanche Colorado Avalanche

Not the best team, but definitely the coolest name.

It's an avalanche. Literally that's beyond cool.

How is it offensive to skiers? Just wondering.

Its offensive (to skiers) but awesome!

6 Pitsburgh Penguins

Go name a basketball team the FLAMES! Both hockey and penguins are related to ice. Pens name and team is better than flyers.

what a cool name for a hockey team! penguins live in a cold place! hockey is a cold sport! flames are not cold! - 2234

I love the pens I'm from Pittsburgh plus their better then the Sabres

ALL Pittsburgh teams have the Greatest names! Penguins, Steelers and Pirates!
Flyers? Flamers? Blues? Phillies, Browns? what is that?!

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7 Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres

Cool name, and I like the team colors. Logo is ok, but the old one from 97-06 was so much cooler.

8 Philadelphia Flyers Philadelphia Flyers

The name, flyers is cool and innovative because what can you relate it to? Lightning - generic, predators - cool name and not as generic as lightning, but still generic

Who wants a team called the flyers they need a new team name.

Better than penguins

Just remember PENS SUCK

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

This should be at the bottom. Not even on the list. A panther has nothing to do with hockey. It sounds more like a football or basketball team name.

Hell no you won't be a panthers fan. I dislike every american nhl team but if I could choose one usa team I like it would be the blackhawks. Since I am a canadian I only mostley like canada's teams. Hockey belongs in canada not in florida dude. I was used to like the san jose sharks since I really like sharks but I no longer like san jose anymore. But I still love the animal shark. The panther animals also looks epic but the team? really?

great Name sounds good FLORIDA PANTHERS yeah good but I am not a phanters fan

Great name but this team sucks

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10 Boston Bruins Boston Bruins The 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.

Should be higher up. They are actually named after a fierce animal and not a star or a penguin...like those are some sad names for a team.

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The Contenders

11 Dallas Stars Dallas Stars The Dallas Stars are a professional ice hockey team based in Dallas, Texas. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.

Dallas Stars is a REALLY cool name! But why isn't Pittsburgh Penguins on here? And why is flyers on here at all? The only reason they're called that is because it's the opposite of Penguins

Yeah, it's a cool name, and it was taken to somewhere it doesn't belong! The NORTH Stars was way cooler than the "stars"

STARS NAME ROCKS THEY SHOULD HAVE A TEAM CALLED THE STARS IN EVERY SPORT

12 San Jose Sharks San Jose Sharks The 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.

Especially the Sharks that break through ice for their prey

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13 Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Blackhawks

I love the name, but it's the logo that kills it

My favorite team should be number 1

Back then Indians had different styles of names witch is cool and a Blackhawk is my favorite.

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15 Detroit Red Wings Detroit Red Wings The 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.

They are my favorite team. Too bad many of their better players retired of left.

16 Carolina Hurricanes Carolina Hurricanes The Carolina Hurricanes are a professional ice hockey team based in Raleigh, North Carolina. They are members of the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League.

One of the most dangerous storms to ever exist.

17 Winnipeg Jets Winnipeg Jets The 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.

The Jets r a new team. Whats better than a military jet playing hockey? I dunno.

18 Alanta Thrashers

Nothing like it in any other sport - pjh4109

19 Los Angeles Kings Los Angeles Kings The 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.

LOL they are not the kings of hockey and I am serious. Montreal Canadiens is much much cooler. Because it is a canadian sport and you know what? I am happy Atlanta lost it's two nhl teams. Because hockey is just not their game. But why florida arizona calfornia I mean their are more sunbelt teams than canadian franchises.

This is the only hockey team from the southern states I like because they had gretzky.

The name says they rule the NHL, they are the kings of hockey

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20 Minnesota Wild Minnesota Wild

A name that actually sounds like it belongs in hockey, unlike panthers or predators

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