The National Hockey League has a long and storied history. From it's humble beginnings, to the 30 team league that we are familiar with today, the sport is full of records and players that even the most casual fans are familiar with. However, lurking beneath that level of familiarity are the obscure, the interesting and the downright bizarre.
Whether you are a new hockey fan or have been following the sport for years, we hope that the following will expose you to some interesting pieces of NHL history that you may not be familiar with.
So, without further ado, we present 50 random facts about the NHL that (we hope) you never knew...enjoy!