The National Hockey League has had a long and storied history. There have been several league expansions and unfortunately some relocations. With troubled franchises in a few spots now, the league should think twice about where they might move to.
Not every city or region is ripe for hockey.
There have been several bad choices to place franchises. And while these fine locales may have been home to some hockey fans, they were not good fits for the NHL and did not help hockey in general.
To think that there are no teams in Winnipeg, Hamilton or Seattle but two teams in Florida and one in Arizona is a bit crazy.
But that's where we are.
Here are the top 10 cities that should never have had a franchise. This includes current NHL cities as well as those from the past.