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The National Hockey League (NHL) (French: Ligue Nationale de Hockey (LNH)) is a professional ice hockey league composed of teams in North America. It is the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and one of the North American major professional sports leagues. The NHL is divided into two fifteen-team conferences, each of which consists of three five-team divisions. The league was founded in 1917 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada with four teams, and through a series of expansions, reductions and relocations is now composed of 30 teams, 24 of which are based in the United States and six in...