There are hundreds of thousands of words in the English language but the following teams apparently felt that not one of those accurately captured the essence of their team and instead opted to make up their own word.
Top 5 - My Spell-check Doesn’t Recognize Your Team Name And Neither Does Webster’s
*Seriously if anyone knows what any of these things are please let me know. In the meantime I will just venture a guess based on their logo.
5. Kentucky Thoroughblades (defunct AHL)
Given its body proportions my only explanation is that this is some sort of horse that has been crossbred with a gorilla. Though I have no idea where a gorilla-horse would get skates and purple hair dye. Nor will I try to explain how its tiny legs could support its massive upper body mass without falling over. Apparently thoroughblades don’t conform to the laws of physics.
4. Virginia Tech Hokies (NCAA)
2. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs (NCAA)
Winner: Saint Louis University Billikens (NCAA) – While the others used made up words, they at least used real items in their logos (or in the case of VMI, were wise enough not to bother) but Saint Louis wins because not only did they make up the team name, they also made up this logo which looks like some sort of pedophile goblin…