17. New York City: Ended its 54-year Cup drought in 1994, but rapidly amassed sympathy by way of management’s subsequent hapless machinations.
Proteau named Buffalo the most deserving city.
...bottom 50%!!! C'mon Proteau. How about some love for Ranger fans who, despite having to endure the wrath of Sather, sell-out the Garden every night?
...there is no better town to win a championship in than New York City (just ask Yankee fans) and a Rangers Stanley Cup win would do wonders for the popularity of the NHL.