Top 10 NHL Rivalries

The Top Ten

1 Montreal Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins

Habs got nothing on the big bad Bruins and never will! Boston strong baby

Habs all the way. One of the oldest and most successful teams all time.


Marchand is a long-nosed white trash little prick.

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2 Edmonton Oilers vs. Calgary Flames

Calgary is shameful to all of canada

Long time Flames fan, and I can say that we love to hate the Oilers.

3 Detroit Red Wings vs. Colorado Avalanche
4 Philadelphia Flyers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

I’m a flyers fan penguins suck

The Flyers are the scum of the NHL.

I'm a flyer and since I was 4 I hated the rangers their overrated terrible losing team and they think the same thing about us

Pens fan who is embarrassed that the flyers are in the same state. Classic Good guy (Penguins) vs Bad guy (flyers).

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5 Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Ottawa Senators
6 Montreal Canadiens vs. Quebec Nordiques

Quebec City deserves a team, if they were actually in the league this rivalry would be 1!

7 Philadelphia Flyers vs. New York Rangers

Its not a big rivaly

8 New York Rangers vs. New York Islanders

Not even close, Islanders vs Rangers is the best

"Potvin sucks". 'enough said

its not

9 Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens

Should be near to of the list but new NHL rules as well as inconsistent playoff time for both teams looks good for future playoff for both teams

Pretty low on the list...Should be #1 or #2

It should number 2 or 3

9? Really?

10 Chicago Blackhawks vs. Detroit Red Wings

Classic dislike which the NHL ruined.

How is this anything lower than 5?

The Contenders

11 Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

The biggest rivalry in the last 5 years

Best rivalry in nhl

Obviously the most current (2018) rivalry Ovi vs Sid all the way

Sid vs ovie sid wins

12 New Jersey Devils vs New York Rangers

Rangers suck

As SOON as we started winning the rangers began to hate LETS GO DEVILS!

The rangers always hated us and I REALLY don't know why

13 Chicago Blackhawks vs St.louis Blues

First image I see on Google a blackhawk and a blues fighting

14 San Jose Sharks vs. L.A. Kings
15 Vancouver Canucks vs Chicago Blackhawks
16 San Jose Sharks vs. Anaheim Ducks


17 Boston Bruins vs Montreal Canadiens
18 Buffalo Sabres vs. Ottawa Senators
19 Chicago Blackhawks vs Minnesota Wild
20 Anaheim Ducks vs. San Jose Sharks

This rivalry was played in 2 of the recent playoffs series. Once in 2009, where the ducks won in six games, and once in 2018, where the sharks swept the ducks.

21 Montreal Canadiens vs Toronto Maple Leafs
22 Philadelphia Flyers vs. Boston Bruins
23 Vancouver Canucks vs. Calgary Flames

Cannots are being a medicore team they don't deserve anything

24 Arizona Coyotes vs. Los Angeles Kings
25 Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

I hate Sidney Crosby!

26 Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Pittsburgh Penguins
27 Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins

With all the recent playoff matchups and long history between the teams this one is becoming more relevant than Toronto's other rivals as of late

28 Calgary Flames vs Edmonton Oilers
29 Anaheim Ducks vs Los Angeles Kings
30 Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers
31 Washington Capitals vs. New York Rangers
32 Boston Bruins vs. New York Rangers
33 Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings
34 Los Angeles Kings vs. Edmonton Oilers
35 Philadelphia Flyers vs New Jersey Devils
36 Los Angles Kings vs San Jose Sharks
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