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Atlantic Division (NHL)

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The NHL's Atlantic Division was formed in 1993 as part of the Eastern Conference in a league realignment, the predecessor of which was the Patrick Division. It was changed in 2013 with the league's realignment.

Current lineup

Division lineups


  • Florida Panthers
  • New Jersey Devils
  • New York Islanders
  • New York Rangers
  • Philadelphia Flyers
  • Tampa Bay Lightning
  • Washington Capitals

Changes from the 1992–1993 season

  • The Atlantic Division is formed as a result of NHL realignment
  • The New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, and Washington Capitals come from the Patrick Division
  • The Tampa Bay Lightning come from the Norris Division
  • The Florida Panthers were added as an expansion team


  • New Jersey Devils
  • New York Islanders
  • New York Rangers
  • Philadelphia Flyers
  • Pittsburgh Penguins

Changes from the 1997–1998 season

  • The Florida Panthers, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Washington Capitals move to the new Southeast Division
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins move in from the Northeast Division

Changes from the 2013 season

  • The 1993-2013 Atlantic Division teams moved to the new Metropolitan Division
  • The former Northeast Division teams moved here
  • The Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lighting also moved from the now closed Southeast Division
  • The Detroit Red Wings moved from the Central Division in the West.

Division Champions

Stanley Cup Winners produced

Atlantic Division Titles Won By Team

Team Number of Championships Won Last Year Won
New Jersey Devils 9 2010
Philadelphia Flyers 6 2011
New York Rangers 2 2012
Pittsburgh Penguins 1 2008

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