Photos: The NHL's most valuable franchises, from top to bottom

 

Forbes has released its latest survey on the value of National Hockey League franchises. Here's what they've found, from No. 1 to lowly 30th.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">1. Toronto Maple Leafs are the NHL&#8217;s most valuable team at $1 billion, according to Forbes.</div>
 

1. Toronto Maple Leafs are the NHL’s most valuable team at $1 billion, according to Forbes.

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<div id="page1">1. Toronto Maple Leafs are the NHL&#8217;s most valuable team at $1 billion, according to Forbes.</div>
2. New York Rangers are the NHL&#8217;s second most valuable team at $750 million, according to Forbes.
3. Montreal Canadiens are the NHL&#8217;s third most valuable team at $575 million, according to Forbes.
4. Chicago Blackhawks are the NHL&#8217;s fourth most valuable team at $350 million, according to Forbes.
5. Boston Bruins are the NHL&#8217;s fifth most valuable team at $348 million, according to Forbes.
6. Detroit Red Wings are the NHL&#8217;s sixth most valuable team at $346 million, according to Forbes.
7. Vancouver Canucks are the NHL&#8217;s seventh most valuable team at $342 million, according to Forbes.
8. Philadelphia Flyers are the NHL&#8217;s eighth most valuable team at $336 million, according to Forbes.
9. Pittsburgh Penguins are the NHL&#8217;s ninth most valuable team at $288 million, according to Forbes.
10. Los Angeles Kings are the NHL&#8217;s 10th most valuable team at $276 million, according to Forbes.
11. Washington Capitals are the NHL&#8217;s 11th most valuable team at $250 million, according to Forbes.
12. Calgary Flames are the NHL&#8217;s 12th most valuable team at $245 million, according to Forbes.
13. Dallas Stars are the NHL&#8217;s 13th most valuable team at $240 million, according to Forbes.
14. Edmonton Oilers are the NHL&#8217;s 14th most valuable team at $225 million, according to Forbes.
15. San Jose Sharks are the NHL&#8217;s 15th most valuable team at $223 million, according to Forbes.
16. Ottawa Senators are the NHL&#8217;s 16th most valuable team at $220 million, according to Forbes.
17. Minnesota Wild are the NHL&#8217;s 17th most valuable team at $218 million, according to Forbes.
18. Colorado Avalanche are the NHL&#8217;s 18th most valuable team at $210 million, according to Forbes.
19. New Jersey Devils are the NHL&#8217;s 19th most valuable team at $205 million, according to Forbes.
20. Winnipeg Jets are the NHL&#8217;s 20th most valuable team at $200 million, according to Forbes.
21. Anaheim Ducks are the NHL&#8217;s 21st most valuable team at $192 million, according to Forbes.
22. Buffalo Sabres are the NHL&#8217;s 22nd most valuable team at $175 million, according to Forbes.
23. Tampa Bay Lightning are the NHL&#8217;s 23rd most valuable team at $174 million, according to Forbes.
24. Florida Panthers are the NHL&#8217;s 24th most valuable team at $170 million, according to Forbes.
25. Nashville Predators are the NHL&#8217;s 25th most valuable team at $167 million, according to Forbes.
26. Carolina Panthers are the NHL&#8217;s 26th most valuable team at $162 million, according to Forbes.
27. New York Islanders are the NHL&#8217;s 27th most valuable team at $155 million, according to Forbes.
28. Columbus Blue Jackets are the NHL&#8217;s 28th most valuable team at $145 million, according to Forbes.
29. Phoenix Coyotes are the NHL&#8217;s 29th most valuable team at $134 million, according to Forbes.
30. St. Louis Blues are the NHL&#8217;s 30th most valuable team at $130 million, according to Forbes.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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