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09-13-2012, 01:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Vicente View Post
Of the NHL fans I know here in Germany the favs are Colorado Avalanche, Toronto Maple Leafs, San Jose Sharks, Boston Bruins and Vancouver Canucks. Usually teams with Gemans on their roster and the traditional super powers get most media attention.
Makes sense:

Avs: Uwe Krupp
Leafs: Holzer, Mueller, Flaake
Sharks: Sturm, Ehrhoff, Greiss, Goc, Patzold, Abeltshauser
Bruins: Seidenberg, Sturm
Canucks: Ehrhoff, Sturm, Sulzer, Butenschon

They've all had their fair share of German players/draftees. I know San Jose has drafted more Germans than that, but I can't think of any except maybe Hospelt.

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