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National Hockey League - History, Game, Teams, Season structure, Notable players, Hockey rink, Rules, Television

The pre-eminent association of professional ice hockey teams in Canada and the USA. Established in 1917 at Montreal, it was originally composed of four teams from Ontario and Quebec, and later expanded to include larger numbers of teams from American cities. A championship series is played annually for the Stanley Cup.

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