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National Hockey League

The National Hockey League is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada. The NHL is considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. The Stanley Cup, the oldest professional sports trophy in North America, is awarded annually to the league playoff champion at the end of each season.

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  • History 

  • Organizational structure 

  • Teams 

  • Game 

  • Hockey rink 

  • Rules 

  • Season structure 

  • Entry Draft 

  • Trophies and awards 

  • Origin of players 

  • Corporate sponsors 

  • Media coverage 

  • International competitions 

  • Popularity