The National Hockey League was founded on November 26, 1917. Some things have changed over the past 100 years (like the NHL was originally called the National Hockey Association), but the action-packed game time is still as cool as ever.
Founded in Renfrew, Ontario, the first president of the NHL was Frank Calder. It was later renamed the NHL in 1922.
Celebrate 100 years with the NHL at these once-in-a-lifetime (and once a century) events.
Celebrate 100 years of hockey in the NHL with a blue-ribbon event. 100 of the greatest hockey players ever in the NHL from 1917 to 1966 will be honored at this awards ceremony.
Join the honorees at the 128th Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA. This year’s theme is “A Century of Greatness 1917-2017.”
Join the Chicago Blackhawks and the St. Louis Blues for the 2017 Bridgestone Winter Classic at Busch Stadium.
The Staples Center is the place to be this year for the All-Star Weekend, sponsored by Honda.
Who could forget about the other 66 greatest players? Join the NHL for a 90-minute presentation to honor the latest and greatest in hockey.
Come see the Philadelphia Flyers at the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Heinz Field in the Coors Light NHL Stadium Series.
March 10 – December 31
The NHL couldn’t celebrate 100 years of hockey without a Hall of Fame Centennial exhibit. Honor the 100 most celebrated players. Exhibits include Jean Beliveau’s hockey stick and Jacques Plante’s goalie mask.
Who will be the big winners off the ice in the 2017 NHL Awards ceremony? This annual event is even more momentous in the centennial year.
Don’t forget about the future of the NHL while you’re honoring the past. You can’t miss the 2018 NHL draft.
Honor the founding fathers of the NHL in the 100-year anniversary.
Come see the Montreal Canadiens play the Ottawa Senators at Lansdowne Park in the Scotiabank NHL 100 Classic.
The 2018 events conclude with the 100th anniversary of the first games ever played in the NHL. Celebrate a century of action and hockey history.
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