Denver to East Rutherford, N.J., 1982 / Relo Rating: 9.5
After a shaky start as the Kansas City Scouts, followed by more wobbling as the Colorado Rockies, the franchise found stability three decades ago when it became the third hockey franchise in the New York metroplex—and then became the winningest of them all over the next 30 years. The Devils are a well-managed, perennial contender that enjoys immense fan support. This is how a sports relocation is supposed to work.
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