Worst Hockey Team Names in NHL History

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Worst Hockey Team Names in NHL History
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With the relocation of the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg, a hot topic was figuring out what the team's name would be.

After considering a few names, the franchise stuck to what had worked before and announced the team would be named the Winnipeg Jets.

This smart decision by True North stands out from a number of poor choices in hockey history.

A number of strange, inappropriate, or silly nicknames have been used for hockey teams in popular North American leagues.

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