Montreal Canadiens Logo
NHL: 1910-2020 111 27
The longest continuously operating professional ice hockey team worldwide and the only existing NHL club to predate the founding of the NHL

Defunct Teams

Teams that have folded or moved away from the Montreal area.
F i l t e r   &   S o r t 
Montreal Expos Logo
⚾ MLB: 1969-2004 36
Joined the National League as an expansion team to begin the 1969 season. Left Montreal and relocated to Washington DC to begin the 2005 season.
Quebec Nordiques Logo
NHL: 1973-1995 23 1
Montreal Maroons Logo
NHL: 1925-1938 14 2
Quebec Athletics Logo
NHL: 1883-1920 38 3
Montreal Wanderers Logo
NHL: 1884-1918 35 5
Moncton Victorias Logo
MaPHL: 1911-1913 3 2
Montreal Shamrocks Logo
CHA: 1891-1910 20 2
Montreal Hockey Club Logo
ECHA: 1885-1908 24 11
Montreal Victorias Logo
ECHA: 1883-1908 26 7
Montreal Crystals Logo
AHAC: 1884-1895 12 1
The early history of sports contains hundreds of teams that appeared for only 1 or 2 seasons before folding. Most of these teams have no historical photographs or articles, so are omitted from this list to reduce clutter. To view a comprehensive list of all defunct teams, browse to the early leagues section for baseball, football, basketball, or hockey.

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