Diversity in the NHL

Updated February 23, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

The Question:

How many different nationalities are represented in the NHL?

The Answer:

When it comes to diversity, the National Hockey League has bragging rights among North America's other three major sports organizations.

According to the league, as of 2011, more than 33% of NHL players come from countries outside North America and represent 14 nations.

The league features its diversity at its annual All-Star Game. Since 1998, the league has organized a game featuring a team of World All-Stars battling All-Stars from North America.

-The Fact Monster

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