The Nashville Predators aren’t the only team that is still looking for their first Stanley Cup.
As a matter of fact, the Nashville Predators are one of a dozen teams that haven’t had a chance to hold the Cup high. Some of those have been searching for the right pieced for a lot longer than the Preds. And some of them are kind of surprising.
There are teams that have had even longer droughts than these 12 teams. The storied Toronto Maple Leafs haven’t won the cup since 1966-67, a span of 47 seasons and the famed Philadelphia Flyers haven’t won since 1974-75, for 39 seasons.
But those teams can be saved for another day, this is about teams that have never won a Stanley Cup along with the Preds. Some of those have been pretty long too.
So let’s get started with the first of our dozen.