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March 10, 2008
Which team has the best fans in the NHL?
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March 10, 2008

Si Players Nhl Poll

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Which team has the best fans in the NHL?

Montreal Canadiens 35%

Minnesota Wild 13%

Calgary Flames 11%

Vancouver Canucks 6%

Edmonton Oilers 6%

Players could not vote for their own fans.... The Canadiens (page 44) have sold out 133 straight games.... The Senators (12th, 1.4%) were the only Canadian team outside the top six vote-getters.... Aside from the Wild, the San Jose Sharks (5%) got the most votes among U.S. teams.... Among European players who responded, the Flames drew nearly 16% of the vote.

[Based on a survey of 365 NHL players] ? For more on the poll, and to comment on it, go to