#42 Newark

Champ Score

0.01 2.49 1
Current Score All-Time Peak (2003) Active Teams

Big 4 Championship Droughts

29 20 29
Current Drought – Seasons Current Drought – Years Longest Drought – Seasons
(1978 – 1994)
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Newark Sports Overview

What professional sports teams are in Newark?

Among the big 4 sports leagues, there is only one professional sports team that plays for Newark, the New Jersey Devils in the NHL.

What was the last championship won by any Newark team?

The most recent championship won by any Newark team was in 2003, when the New Jersey Devils won the Stanley Cup.

How long is the active championship drought for Newark teams?

Newark teams currently have a 20 year, 29 season long championship drought among the big 4 sports leagues, which started in 2004.

Team Details

NBA

Team Championships Seasons Made Playoffs Made Playoffs Percent First Season Last Season
New Jersey Nets 0 35 16 45% 1978 2012

NFL

Team Championships Seasons Made Playoffs Made Playoffs Percent First Season Last Season
Newark Tornadoes 0 1 0 0% 1930 1930

NHL

Team Championships Seasons Made Playoffs Made Playoffs Percent First Season Last Season
New Jersey Devils 3 41 23 56% 1983 2024

Newark Teams Playoff Results, 1930 - 2023

MLB MLS NBA NFL NHL WNBA
No seasons No seasons 0 / 35 seasons 0 / 1 seasons 3 / 41 seasons No seasons
2023 Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th
2022 Missed Playoffs MP
2021 Missed Playoffs MP
2020 Missed Playoffs MP
2019 Missed Playoffs MP
2018 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
2017 Missed Playoffs MP
2016 Missed Playoffs MP
2015 Missed Playoffs MP
2014 Missed Playoffs MP
2013 Missed Playoffs MP
2012 Missed Playoffs MP Lost Final (Won 3 Rds) 2nd
2011 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP
2010 Missed Playoffs MP Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
2009 Missed Playoffs MP Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
2008 Missed Playoffs MP Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
2007 Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th
2006 Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th
2005 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
2004 Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
2003 Lost Finals (Won 3 Rds) 2nd Won Final
2002 Lost Finals (Won 3 Rds) 2nd Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
2001 Missed Playoffs MP Lost Final (Won 3 Rds) 2nd
2000 Missed Playoffs MP Won Final
1999 Missed Playoffs MP Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
1998 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
1997 Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th
1996 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP
1995 Missed Playoffs MP Won Final
1994 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Lost Conf Finals (Won 2 Rds) 4th
1993 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
1992 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
1991 Missed Playoffs MP Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
1990 Missed Playoffs MP Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
1989 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP
1988 Missed Playoffs MP Lost Conf Finals (Won 2 Rds) 4th
1987 Missed Playoffs MP Missed Playoffs MP
1986 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Missed Playoffs MP
1985 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Missed Playoffs MP
1984 Lost Conf Semi (Won 1 Rd) 8th Missed Playoffs MP
1983 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th Missed Playoffs MP
1982 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
1981 Missed Playoffs MP
1980 Missed Playoffs MP
1979 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rds) 16th
1978 Missed Playoffs MP
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1930 No Playoffs NP