If Pacific Division Teams Were... NFL Teams (And Which One Would the Vegas Golden Knights Be?)

The NFL playoffs are in full swing and everyone in America has their eyes glued to their televisions. Which team is the perfect parallel to the Vegas Golden Knights?

Las Vegas Golden Knights v Edmonton Oilers - Game Six
Las Vegas Golden Knights v Edmonton Oilers - Game Six / Lawrence Scott/GettyImages
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2. Vancouver Canucks

Quinn Hughes
Vancouver Canucks v Columbus Blue Jackets / Jason Mowry/GettyImages

The Vancouver Canucks have scored the most goals in the NHL this season (170), making them one of the most dynamic offenses in the league. Whether it's Quinn Hughes (42 assists), Brock Boeser (27 goals), or J.T. Miller (20 goals, 41 assists), the 'Nucks have many ways of beating you.

The Detroit Lions also have a similar offense, with numerous weapons such as Amon-Ra St. Brown and Sam LaPorta. In fact, the Lions are fifth in the NFL in average points scored this season (27.1). Detroit loves to beat their opponents with an onslaught, which is similar to the Canucks.

Plus, Vancouver has an emerging core like Detroit. Led by Hughes, who's also a former Michigan Wolverine, the Canucks are quickly rising up the ranks and becoming must-see TV. Also, both the Lions and 'Nucks have been on the short end of postseason drama, leaving them to be bitter towards their respective leagues.