List of ice hockey line nicknames

The three forwards – the centre, right wing and left wing – operate as a unit called a line. The tradition of naming the threesomes who compose the hockey teams' lines of attack extends back to the beginnings of the NHL when Didier Pitre, Jack Laviolette, and Newsy Lalonde of the Montreal Canadiens formed the Flying Frenchmen line.

Famous NHL lines with nicknames

Famous non-NHL lines with nicknames

Current, short-lived and/or novelty lines

Famous forward combinations without acknowledged nicknames


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