After 6 lockouts in the NHL in the past 25 years, die hard hockey fans want to watch some hockey. The only problem are those lockouts. On May 27, 2017, the National Hockey Association was established to create competition for the National Hockey League. This league was created by a bunch of former NHL players like Tim Thomas.
Selection of Markets
The National Hockey Association was created with twelve teams inagurated into the league. These teams were chosen by popularity of hockey in a region, these teams being:
-New York Americans
-Toronto St. Pats
This league, which gained popularity added four new teams for the 2018-19 season, the teams being:
-Kansas City Scouts
-Los Angeles Royals