4 Reasons There Will Never Be Another NHL Dynasty

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4 Reasons There Will Never Be Another NHL Dynasty
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Since the lockout, no team has repeated as champion.

Since the lockout, 28 of 30 teams have made the playoffs.

In the last decade, two teams that have held the top overall pick in the draft have won a Cup within five years of making that top selection.

The NHL appears to have figured out competitive balance better than any other professional sport on the continent. Fans in every corner of the league have good reason to hope for a parade in June, and teams that appear to be dead can look at a handful of recent teams that have risen from the ashes to compete quickly.

But will there ever be another dynasty in the NHL?

No. And here are four reasons why.

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