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Patrick Division

The Patrick Division of the National Hockey League (NHL) was formed in 1974 as part of the Clarence Campbell Conference. The division moved to the Prince of Wales Conference in 1981. The division existed for 19 seasons until 1993. It was named in honor of Lester Patrick. It is the forerunner of the NHL's Atlantic Division.

Contents

  • Division lineups 1
    • 1974–1979 1.1
      • Changes from the 1973–74 season 1.1.1
    • 1979–1980 1.2
      • Changes from the 1978–79 season 1.2.1
    • 1980–1981 1.3
      • Changes from the 1979–80 season 1.3.1
    • 1981–1982 1.4
      • Changes from the 1980–81 season 1.4.1
    • 1982–1993 1.5
      • Changes from the 1981–82 season 1.5.1
    • After the 1992–93 season 1.6
  • Regular season Division Champions 2
  • Playoff Division Champions 3
  • Stanley Cup winners produced 4
  • Presidents' Trophy winners produced 5
  • Patrick Division Titles Won by Team 6
  • References 7

Division lineups

1974–1979

Changes from the 1973–74 season

  • The Patrick Division is formed as a result of NHL realignment
  • The New York Islanders and New York Rangers come from the East Division
  • The Atlanta Flames and Philadelphia Flyers come from the West Division

1979–1980

Changes from the 1978–79 season

  • The Washington Capitals come from the Norris Division

1980–1981

  • Calgary Flames
  • New York Islanders
  • New York Rangers
  • Philadelphia Flyers
  • Washington Capitals

Changes from the 1979–80 season

  • The Atlanta Flames move to Calgary, Alberta, to become the Calgary Flames

1981–1982

  • New York Islanders
  • New York Rangers
  • Philadelphia Flyers
  • Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Washington Capitals

Changes from the 1980–81 season

  • The Patrick Division switches from the Clarence Campbell Conference to the Prince of Wales Conference
  • The Calgary Flames move to the Smythe Division
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins come from the Norris Division

1982–1993

  • New Jersey Devils
  • New York Islanders
  • New York Rangers
  • Philadelphia Flyers
  • Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Washington Capitals

Changes from the 1981–82 season

  • The Colorado Rockies move to East Rutherford, New Jersey, to become the New Jersey Devils
  • The New Jersey Devils come from the Smythe Division

After the 1992–93 season

The league was reformatted into two conferences with two divisions each:

Regular season Division Champions

Playoff Division Champions

Stanley Cup winners produced

  1. 1975—Philadelphia Flyers
  2. 1980—New York Islanders
  3. 1981—New York Islanders
  4. 1982—New York Islanders
  5. 1983—New York Islanders
  6. 1991—Pittsburgh Penguins
  7. 1992—Pittsburgh Penguins

Presidents' Trophy winners produced

  1. 1992—New York Rangers
  2. 1993—Pittsburgh Penguins

Patrick Division Titles Won by Team

Team Number of Championships Won Last Year Won
Philadelphia Flyers 8 1987
New York Islanders 6 1988
New York Rangers 2 1992
Pittsburgh Penguins 2 1993
Washington Capitals 1 1989
Atlanta/Calgary Flames 0
New Jersey Devils 0

References

  • NHL History
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