2020 – October 5

EDMONTON, ALBERTA – SEPTEMBER 28: <> warms up before Game Six of the NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Dallas Stars at Rogers Place on September 28, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images)

Lightning Stand Top of Off Season Ranks

The NHL season that we never thought would end did — The Tampa Bay Lightning are Stanley Cup Champions.  This is the first off season ranking.  This is prior to the Draft and Free Agency.  Trending arrows signify franchise on the up and franchise on the down.