The New York Rangers, worth $507 million, are the second-most valuable team in the NHL behind the Toronto Maple Leafs, according to Forbes. The Blueshirts' worth jumped up 10 percent over the past year. The Rangers earned $41.4 million last season. The average NHL team is worth $240 million. The New Jersey Devils are the 20th most valuable NHL franchise and are worth $181 million. The Devils have seen a -17 percent change in value over the past year. The New York Islanders are the 29th (out of 30) most valuable NHL franchise and are worth $149 million. The Isles experienced a -1 percent change in value from last year.
Here are the top five NHL teams and their current value:
1. Toronto Maple Leafs: $521 million
2. New York Rangers: $507 million
3. Montreal Canadiens: $445 million
4. Detroit Red Wings: $336 million
5. Boston Bruins: $325 million