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The NHL was formed out of the National Hockey Association in 1917.
The NHL wasn't formed until 1917.
1917 was when the NHL was formed
The NHL was formed in 1917 from what was then called the National Hockey Association, which in turn was formed in 1909. The NHL began with various teams, but it wasn't until 1926 that teams, considered the original six joined.
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The owners of the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators and the Quebec Bulldogs formed the NHL on November 26th, 1917 after leaving the NHA.
The National Hockey League was formed in 1917 in Montreal, it derived from the National Hockey Association which was founded in 1909