Why is Chicago in the West NHL?

The West Division of the National Hockey League existed from 1967 until 1974 when the league realigned into two conferences of two divisions each. … In an effort to create more balanced competition, the Chicago Black Hawks were transferred into the West Division.

When did the Blackhawks move to the Western Conference?

The Blackhawks compete in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a member of the Central Division in the Western Conference and have won six Stanley Cup championships since their founding in 1926.

Chicago Blackhawks
2021–22 Chicago Blackhawks season
Conference Western
Division Central
Founded 1926

How many NHL teams are in the West?

16
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