Global  

Western Conference (NHL)

One of two conferences in the National Hockey League

Western Conference (NHL)    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Western Conference (NHL): One of two conferences in the National Hockey League
The Western Conference is one of two conferences in the National Hockey League (NHL) used to divide teams. Its counterpart is the Eastern Conference. Previously known as the Clarence Campbell Conference, it was created in 1974 when the NHL realigned its teams into two conferences and four divisions. Because the new conferences and divisions had little to do with North American geography, geographical references were removed. The conferences and divisions were re-aligned in 1981 to better reflect the geographical locations of the teams, but the existing names were retained with the Campbell Conference becoming the conference for the NHL's westernmost teams.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

You Might Like

No news matches found

Sorry, we were unable to find any results in our database for your query


Free news archive access


Did you know?
You are eligible to search our news archive with millions of news references free of charge.

To do this, please sign in first at the top of the screen.

Information about free access to our news archive


Search this site and the web:


Free news archive