Hockey Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?  

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List Rules Vote up the hockey teams that failed to live up to expectations this season.

Not every NHL team can play in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Every season, hockey fans have high expectations for their favorite teams, and every year, many of them end up being let down. This list of the most disappointing NHL teams of 2016-2017 includes past division champions, predicted league leaders, and even teams that started the season with winning streaks.

Last year's Central Division champions, the Dallas Stars, are having a rough 2016-2017 season. In addition to some unlucky injuries, goalies Kari Lehtonen and Antti Niemi have been allowing too many goals. Other notable disappointing NHl teams include the New York Islanders and the Colorado Avalanche

Vote for the most disappointing NHL team of the 2016-2017 season. Many of these teams "pucked" up and missed out on their moment, but hey, there's always next year, right? 

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Dallas Stars is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
Dallas Stars Dallas

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Chicago Blackhawks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?

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Colorado Avalanche is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?

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Detroit Red Wings is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?

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New Jersey Devils is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?

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Los Angeles Kings is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
Los Angeles Kings Los Angeles

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Boston Bruins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
Boston Bruins Boston

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Tampa Bay Lightning is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?

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Phoenix Coyotes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
Phoenix Coyotes Glendale

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Anaheim Ducks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
Anaheim Ducks Anaheim

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Winnipeg Jets is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
Winnipeg Jets Winnipeg

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Florida Panthers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?

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Montreal Canadiens is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
Montreal Canadiens Montreal, Qu├ębec

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Buffalo Sabres is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
Buffalo Sabres Buffalo

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Washington Capitals is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
Washington Capitals Washington, D.C.

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New York Islanders is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
New York Islanders Uniondale

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San Jose Sharks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
San Jose Sharks San Jose

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New York Rangers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
New York Rangers New York City

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Pittsburgh Penguins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh

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Philadelphia Flyers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
Philadelphia Flyers Philadelphia

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Carolina Hurricanes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?

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Columbus Blue Jackets is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?

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Ottawa Senators is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?

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St. Louis Blues is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
St. Louis Blues St. Louis

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Edmonton Oilers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
Edmonton Oilers Edmonton

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Vancouver Canucks is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
Vancouver Canucks Vancouver

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Toronto Maple Leafs is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?

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Nashville Predators is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?

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Calgary Flames is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
Calgary Flames Calgary

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Minnesota Wild is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Which Is The Most Disappointing NHL Team In The 2016-2017 Season?
Minnesota Wild Minnesota, Saint Paul