NHL fans are unlike any other fans of professional sports out there.
They are some of the most passionate, knowledgeable and often the most critical fans of any group out there.
Seeing a game is only a small portion of the experience for several people, many arenas have fans that are so loud, or bring certain traditions to their arenas that add to the overall experience for everybody else.
Before we move into the rankings here, allow me to say that I do not question the passion or love of the game or home team of any of these groups of fans. NHL fans are the best fans in all sports, and we all get to see that night in and night out.
So here is a ranking of the fans that produce the best atmosphere for their teams.