The Stanley Cup is often regarded as one of the toughest trophies to win in sports. In the 100+ years of NHL history, teams have battled to have their names engraved on the coveted prize, giving birth to some of the greatest dynasties of all time in the process.
But what about those franchises who haven’t been so lucky. Of the 31 current teams in the NHL, 13 are still waiting for their chance to raise the Stanley Cup, some coming so close over the years only to have it elude them for another season. Let’s take a look at those teams, including the few who may be able to change that during these playoffs.