Top Ten: Worst NHL Mascots

Marc-Andrew BezbatchenkoContributor IMay 22, 2009

Top Ten: Worst NHL Mascots

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    OTTAWA - MARCH 5:  Ottawa Senators mascot Spartacat looks on during the game against the Edmonton Oilers on March 5, 2009 at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images)

10: SABRETOOTH: Buffalo

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    ORCHARD PARK, NY - JANUARY 01:  The Buffalo Sabres mascot, Sabretooth, cheers during the NHL Winter Classic between the Buffalo Sabres and the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Ralph Wilson Stadium on January 1, 2008 in Orchard Park, New York.  The Penguins won


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    MONTREAL - JANUARY 24:  Carlton the Bear, the mascot of the Toronto Maple Leafs, hams it up with a fan at the Honda / NHL SuperSkills at Bell Center as part of the 2009 NHL All-Star Weekend festivities on January 24, 2009 in Montreal, Canada.  (Photo by P

8: STINGER: Columbus

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    UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 21:  Columbus Blue Jackets mascot Stinger poses for a portrait on October 21, 2006 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)


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    OTTAWA,CANADA- SEPTEMBER 13: Spartacat of the Ottawa Senators poses for a portrait at Corel Centre on September 13, 2005 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada .(Photo by: Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images)

6: THUNDERBUG: Tampa Bay

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    ST. PAUL, MN - FEBRUARY 7:  Tampa Lightning 'ThunderBug' competes with Columbus Blue Jacket 'Stinger' during the NHL Mascot game before the 54th NHL All-Star game on February 7, 2004 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Dave Sandfor


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    CALGARY, ALBERTA - MAY 16:  Mascot of the Calgary Flames, Harvey the Hound, pumps up the crowd before Game four of the 2004 NHL Western Conference Finals against the San Jose Sharks on May 16, 2004 at the Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canda.

4: YOUPPI: Montreal

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    MONTREAL - JANUARY 24:  Montreal Canadiens mascot, Youppi skates on the ice during the McDonalds/NHL All-Star open practice as part of the 2009 NHL All-Star weekend on Jaunary 24, 2009 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada.  (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty

3: FIN THE WHALE: Vancouver

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    MONTREAL - JANUARY 25:  Vancouver Canucks mascot, Fin the Whale performs on the ice during the NHL All Star Mascot Breakfast at the Bell Centre Sports Complex on January 25, 2009 in Montreal, Canada.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

2: STORMY: Carolina

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    RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 2:  The Carolina Hurricanes mascot Stormy gives away souvenirs during the NHL game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on March 2, 2007 at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Hurricanes won 3-2. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty I

The Worst Mascot in the NHL: SPARKY THE ICE DRAGON: New York Islanders

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    UNIONDALE, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: New York Islanders mascot, Sparky, poses for a photo before the game against  the New York Rangers during their NHL preseason game on September 24, 2007 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty I