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In the beginning of a season the standings are based on which letter the team start on, So for example; Colorado Avalanche would come before Washington Capitals.

Correct me if i missunderstood the question please.

re: I think you want a timeline of when the nhl teams joined

i will answer in order of the year joined

also if a team moved i will include the information

1917- Montreal, Toronto

1924- Boston

1926- Chicago, NYR

1932- Detroit

1967 (Expansion)- Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Dallas (Minnesota and California)

1970- Vancouver, Buffalo

1972- NYI, Caroliona (Hartford),Calgary (Atlanta)

1974- Washington, New Jersey (Kansas City and Colorado)

1979- Colorado (Quebec), Edmonton, Phoenix (Winnipeg),

1991- San Jose

1992- Ottawa, Tampa Bay

1993- Anaheim, Florida

1998- Nashville

1999- Atlanta

2000- Minnesota, Columbus

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