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Quebec Nordiques
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Sports Team
    (1979-1995)
    Located in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Relocated to Denver, Colorado
    Played in Le Colisee
    Former players include Guy LaFleur, Peter Stastny, Joe Sakic, Owen Nolan, Mats Sundin, Randy Velischek, J.C. Tremblay, Michel Goulet and Marc Tardif
    Retired numbers include J.C. Tremblay's #3, Marc Tardif's #8 and Michel Goulet's #16
    What exactly is a Nordique?
    They drafted Eric Lindros despite the fact he said he wouldn't play for the team.
    They claimed to have dealt Eric to both the Flyers and the Rangers, but an arbitrator ruled in favor of the Flyers.
    They suffered many years of futility.
    They finished first in the Eastern Conference but still got eliminated by the eighth seed New York Rangers in the first round (1995).
    They traded Mats Sundin for Wendel Clark.
    They traded many of their home grown stars for little in return.
    They drafted problem child Bryan Fogarty ahead of Joe Sakic in the 1987 draft.
    They had a rivalry with the Montreal Canadiens which many called the Battle of Quebec.
    They were able to draft potential superstars Joe Sakic, Owen Nolan and Mats Sundin in their futility years.
    Ownership was forced to sell the team because of the changing financial landscape of the NHL.
    They were successful in convincing Peter Marian and Anton Stastny to defect from communist Czechoslovakia to play for the Nordiques.
    They wore the Quebec crests on their jerseys.
    They signed many Francophone players throughout the history of the franchise.
    Peter Forsberg won the Calder Trophy with them (1995).
    Guy LaFleur retired as a Nordique.

Credit: Ricky


    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 6 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 16 Votes: 56.25% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 15 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 76 Votes: 72.37% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 26 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 78 Votes: 71.79% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 44 Votes: 59.09% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 93 Votes: 64.52% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 100 Votes: 57.00% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 109 Votes: 61.47% Annoying
 
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