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The NHL's Most Youngest Teams Heading Into Next Season

Published October 7, 2023 at 9:36 PM
BY SKY

The NHL's Youth Movement: Top 9 Youngest Teams

In a league boasting over 30 teams, the National Hockey League showcases a diverse range of rosters. Among the intriguing questions that often arise is, who are the youngest and oldest teams? While it's common to find rebuilding teams among the youngest, some surprises are bound to shake up the top 10 list.

The Top 9 Youngest Teams in the NHL

Buffalo Sabres: With an average age of 25.9 years old, the Buffalo Sabres lead the pack as the youngest team in the NHL.


Columbus Blue Jackets: Tied for first place with the Sabres, the Columbus Blue Jackets also boast an average age of 25.9 years old.

Detroit Red Wings: The Detroit Red Wings claim the third spot with an average age of 26.1 years old.

New Jersey Devils: Tied for third place with the Red Wings, the New Jersey Devils also have an average age of 26.1 years old.

Anaheim Ducks: Occupying the fifth spot, the Anaheim Ducks have an average age of 26.3 years old.

Ottawa Senators: Tied for fifth place with the Ducks, the Ottawa Senators share an average age of 26.3 years old.

New York Rangers: The New York Rangers secure the seventh spot with an average age of 26.4 years old.

Arizona Coyotes: The Arizona Coyotes claim the eighth spot with an average age of 26.5 years old.

Vancouver Canucks: Tied for the eighth spot, the Vancouver Canucks also have an average age of 26.5 years old.

And for those curious about the other end of the spectrum, the Pittsburgh Penguins stand as the oldest team in the NHL, with an average age of 30.0 years old.
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