The best NHL logos

The best NHL logos can teach you a lot about design in general. In an era where everything seems to get redesigned every five minutes, these enduring emblems can teach us a lot about how to create designs that last a lifetime, and become dear to the hearts of countless fans.

The National Hockey League (NHL) is the world's premier professional ice hockey league. Founded in 1917, it currently boasts 32 teams from across the US and Canada, and some of the best sports logos around. More than just images, they are the visual embodiment of a team's history, culture and fanbase. 

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.