Ranking all 32 NHL teams for the 2022-23 season from least to most watchable

It feels good to be back, hockey fans.

The 2022-23 NHL season is shaping up to be one of hockey’s best in a long time.

After the Colorado Avalanche won the Stanley Cup over the Tampa Bay Lightning in triumphant fashion earlier in the summer,

hockey fans have been waiting patiently for the start of a new season to grace our eyeballs.

And now the long summer is over; our prayers have been answered and the NHL has returned to us once more! Much like last year,

you can watch the upcoming 2022-23 season on ESPN+,

with the NHL’s opening day scheduled for October 7 when the San Jose Sharks take on the Nashville Predators in Europe as part of the Global Series.

With a full slate of 82 games scheduled for each team once again,

it may be hard to discern which NHL teams are worth your time and which ones you can safely ignore.

Good news! We’re here to set you straight on which NHL teams are worth following as the grind of yet another hockey season begins.

Here are all 32 NHL teams ranked from least to most watchable for the 2022-23 season.

32. Philadelphia Flyers 31. Chicago Blackhawks 30. San Jose Sharks

29. Buffalo Sabres 28. Arizona Coyotes 27.New Jersey Devils

26. Montreal Canadiens 25. Winnipeg Jets 24. Washington Capitals 23. Seattle Kraken

22. Detroit Red Wings 21. Los Angeles Kings 20. Vancouver Canucks 19. Anaheim Ducks

18. St. Louis Blues 17. Dallas Stars 16. New York Islanders

15. Boston Bruins 14. Minnesota Wild 13. Vegas Golden Knights 12. Nashville Predators

11. Pittsburgh Penguins 10. Ottawa Senators 9. Columbus Blue Jackets

8. Florida Panthers 7. Carolina Hurricanes'' 6. Calgary Flames

5. New York Rangers 4. Edmonton Oilers 3. Toronto Maple Leafs

2. Tampa Bay Lightning 1. Colorado Avalanche

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