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A look at NHL final rival cities Edmonton and Sunrise, Fla.

Florida Panthers players shake hands with New York Rangers players after winning Game 6 to win the Eastern Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Saturday, June 1, 2024, in Sunrise, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Lynne Sladky

The Edmonton Oilers are set to face the Florida Panthers in the Stanley Cup Final beginning Saturday.

The Panthers host the first two games in the best-of-seven series in Sunrise, Fla.

Here's a quick breakdown of how the two hockey cities compare:


Sunrise: 92,000

Edmonton: 1.1 million



Sunrise: 41 square kilometres

Edmonton: 784 square kilometres


Average June temperature

Sunrise: 31 C

Edmonton: 19 C


Stanley Cups

Sunrise: 0

Edmonton: 5



Sunrise: 2,900 kilometres from equator

Edmonton: 1,448 kilometres from Arctic Circle


Average house price

Sunrise: C$412,00

Edmonton: C$388,500



Sunrise: tropical monsoon

Edmonton: humid continental


Nearby natural wonders

Sunrise: Florida Everglades

Edmonton: Rocky Mountains


Time zones

Sunrise: eastern daylight time

Edmonton: mountain daylight time


This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 7, 2024.

The Canadian Press

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