NHL Teams with the Most Jaded Fanbases

March 12th, 2016 by Allan Mitchell Leave a reply »
There are 30 teams in the NHL, and all of them are distinct entities with history of their own. In a way, nothing defines the differences in teams quite like their fanbases—and the variance is enormous, often depending on how long the team has been searching for a championship.

Franchise age has little to do with fan attitude—the Montreal Canadiens have been around for over a century with a mostly content fanbase. Teams that contend annually without winning championships often create salty bunches. The famous Philadelphia Flyers fans are in part jaded by a team that has been in contention— without winning since 1975—and unusual roster decisions that often involve goalies.

Here are the seven NHL teams with the most vocal and jaded fanbases and reasons why it all got to this point in the relationship.

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