As of November 2015, the NHL home page contains headlines about the league, information about fantasy hockey, links to various hockey blogs and images from recent NHL games. Visitors also have access to the home page in languages such as French, German and Russian. The NHL home page has links to other parts of the website, including the organization's schedule, statistics, players, teams, video and news. Visitors can also shop for NHL gear, including jerseys, collectibles and photos.
More information about the NHL is available at ESPN.Go.com. This website contains recent news stories about individual players and teams in the NHL. It also features videos from NHL games and interviews with players from various teams. Site visitors can find details about team standings, statistics, trades and power rankings through the links on the site, and they can create user accounts to save their favorite teams for convenient viewing.
The National Hockey League was founded on November 26, 1917. The original NHL teams include the Montreal Canadians, the Montreal Wanderers, the Ottawa Senators, the Toronto Arenas and the Quebec Bulldogs. Quebec did not play any matches during the 1917 to 1918 season. The first NHL goal was scored on December 19, 1917. During the second season, which ran from 1918 to 1919, the Cup Finals were canceled due to an influenza epidemic.