The 10 Most Tortured Hockey Franchises in Recent Memory

Steve PrudenteCorrespondent IJune 25, 2009

The 10 Most Tortured Hockey Franchises in Recent Memory

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    DETROIT - JUNE 12:  Brad Stuart #23, second from left, and Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings look on dejectedly after Game Seven of the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Joe Louis Arena on June 12, 2009 in Detroit,

10. Los Angeles Kings

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9. Washington Capitals

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8. Vancouver Canucks

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7. Phoenix Coyotes/Winnipeg Jets

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6. St. Louis Blues

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5. Boston Bruins

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4. Philadelphia Flyers

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3. Chicago Blackhawks

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2. Buffalo Sabres

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1. Toronto Maple Leafs

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Honorable Mentions

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    UNIONDALE, NY - JANUARY 29:  The New York Islanders  banners honoring the retired jerseys of Denis Potvin, Clark Gillies, Bryan Trottier, Mike Bossy, Bob Nystrom and Bill Smith are shown during the game against the Ottawa Senators on January 29, 2008 at N