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NHL City Lifestyle Rankings

With assistance from Numbeo, the world’s largest cost of living database, Cardinal Point ranked all thirty-two NHL cities according to seven significant considerations.  Use this tool to learn more about the city in which you live, the city to where you were drafted or to help you choose between multiple free agent offers!

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Overall Ranking
Overall Ranking Safety Cost of Living Traffic Climate Rent Groceries Restaurant Prices
Overall: The rank configured by Cardinal Point, using an equal weight for all seven factors, where "1" is the best relative to the other NHL cities. Safety: Estimate of the overall level of crime, where "1" is the considered to be the safest relative to the other NHL cities. Cost of living: Relative indicator of consumer goods prices, including food, transportation and utilities, where "1" is the most affordable relative to the other NHL cities. Traffic: Estimate of the time consumed in traffic, where "1" is the least amount relative to the other NHL cities. Climate: Estimate of the climate likability of a given city, where "1" is the most enjoyable relative to the other NHL cities. Rent: Estimate of the price to rent an apartment in the city, where "1" is the least expensive relative to the other NHL cities. Groceries: Estimate of grocery prices in the city, where "1" is the most affordable relative to the other NHL cities. Restaurant: Compares the prices of meals and drinks in restaurants and bars, where "1" is the lowest cost relative to the other NHL cities.
Overall Ranking
24
28
13
5
12
27
20
2
17
18
4
15
26
21
1
19
29
23
32
8
22
11
25
30
6
16
14
3
9
10
31
7
Safety
19
7
15
5
4
29
12
14
21
32
11
20
22
24
2
16
31
13
17
1
28
6
18
23
30
10
9
3
8
25
27
26
Cost of Living
31
29
20
10
19
22
21
8
11
5
1
14
27
16
2
12
25
26
32
13
18
17
30
28
3
23
9
6
15
7
24
4
Traffic
21
27
4
8
12
22
11
2
18
24
5
7
32
15
17
14
29
26
23
16
19
20
28
30
3
10
25
9
13
1
31
6
Climate
1
18
22
30
8
21
26
19
10
23
31
6
3
28
27
9
14
15
12
29
13
17
2
4
16
7
24
20
5
25
11
32
Rent
28
30
7
4
19
24
21
11
17
10
1
22
27
8
3
18
23
25
32
5
14
9
31
26
6
16
15
13
20
12
29
2
Groceries
31
29
17
6
12
28
22
4
15
10
7
14
20
16
3
23
26
21
32
2
19
24
25
30
11
18
8
1
13
9
27
5
Restaurant Prices
28
29
14
5
25
20
11
3
12
2
8
17
30
21
7
15
23
22
31
18
24
4
27
32
6
19
10
9
13
16
26
1
Team
Anaheim Ducks
Boston Bruins
Buffalo Sabres
Calgary Flames
Carolina Hurricanes
Chicago Blackhawks
Colorado Avalanche
Columbus Blue Jackets
Dallas Stars
Detroit Red Wings
Edmonton Oilers
Florida Panthers
Los Angeles Kings
Minnesota Wild
Montreal Canadiens
Nashville Predators
New Jersey Devils
New York Islanders
New York Rangers
Ottawa Senators
Philadelphia Flyers
Pittsburgh Penguins
San Jose Sharks
Seattle Kraken
St. Louis Blues
Tampa Bay Lightning
Toronto Maple Leafs
Utah Hockey Club
Vancouver Canucks
Vegas Golden Knights
Washington Capitals
Winnipeg Jets
Source for data: [1] [2]

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Anaheim Ducks
Anaheim Ducks
Boston Bruins
Buffalo Sabres
Calgary Flames
Carolina Hurricanes
Chicago Blackhawks
Colorado Avalanche
Columbus Blue Jackets
Dallas Stars
Detroit Red Wings
Edmonton Oilers
Florida Panthers
Los Angeles Kings
Minnesota Wild
Montreal Canadiens
Nashville Predators
New Jersey Devils
New York Islanders
New York Rangers
Ottawa Senators
Philadelphia Flyers
Pittsburgh Penguins
San Jose Sharks
Seattle Kraken
St. Louis Blues
Tampa Bay Lightning
Toronto Maple Leafs
Utah Hockey Club
Vancouver Canucks
Vegas Golden Knights
Washington Capitals
Winnipeg Jets
Factor
Overall Ranking
Safety
Cost of Living
Traffic
Climate
Rent
Groceries
Restaurant Prices
Ranking
24
19
31
21
1
28
31
28
Ranking
28
7
29
27
18
30
29
29
Ranking
13
15
20
4
22
7
17
14
Ranking
5
5
10
8
30
4
6
5
Ranking
12
4
19
12
8
19
12
25
Ranking
27
29
22
22
21
24
28
20
Ranking
20
12
21
11
26
21
22
11
Ranking
2
14
8
2
19
11
4
3
Ranking
17
21
11
18
10
17
15
12
Ranking
18
32
5
24
23
10
10
2
Ranking
4
11
1
5
31
1
7
8
Ranking
15
20
14
7
6
22
14
17
Ranking
26
22
27
32
3
27
20
30
Ranking
21
24
16
15
28
8
16
21
Ranking
1
2
2
17
27
3
3
7
Ranking
19
16
12
14
9
18
23
15
Ranking
29
31
25
29
14
23
26
23
Ranking
23
13
26
26
15
25
21
22
Ranking
32
17
32
23
12
32
32
31
Ranking
8
1
13
16
29
5
2
18
Ranking
22
28
18
19
13
14
19
24
Ranking
11
6
17
20
17
9
24
4
Ranking
25
18
30
28
2
31
25
27
Ranking
30
23
28
30
4
26
30
32
Ranking
6
30
3
3
16
6
11
6
Ranking
16
10
23
10
7
16
18
19
Ranking
14
9
9
25
24
15
8
10
Ranking
3
3
6
9
20
13
1
9
Ranking
9
8
15
13
5
20
13
13
Ranking
10
25
7
1
25
12
9
16
Ranking
31
27
24
31
11
29
27
26
Ranking
7
26
4
6
32
2
5
1
Source for data: [1] [2]

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