Found November 25, 2013 on The Hockey Daily:
Once again, topping the list of most valuable franchise in the National Hockey League is the Toronto Maple Leafs, according to yesterday’s valuation by Forbes magazine. The Leafs have topped the list for several years straight now. The Blue &…Read more →The post Forbes ranks the Toronto Maple Leafs the NHL’s most valuable franchise appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

NHL, Rogers announce $5.2B Canadien TV deal

The National Hockey League announced a 12-year, $5.232 billion (Canadian) agreement with Rogers Communications for broadcast and multimedia rights. The agreement is the largest media rights deal in NHL history, and begins with the 2014-15 season and runs through the 2025-26 season. “Our fans always want to explore deeper and more emotional connections to NHL hockey, and that is...

Leafs' Lupul has groin dtrain; will not travel to Pittsburgh

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul has a grade two groin strain and will not travel to Pittsburgh for the beginning of a three-game road trip on Wednesday. Head coach Randy Carlyle announced the news at the Leafs' morning skate on Tuesday. Carlyle told reporters it would be a "miracle" for him to play on the weekend. The Leafs' road trip continues Friday...

Blue Jackets-Maple Leafs Preview

James Reimer has been outstanding in net for the Toronto Maple Leafs all season regardless of venue. However, his play at home lately has been only a few steps from perfection. Coming off one of the best performances of his career, Reimer seems likely to be back in net Monday night when the Maple Leafs host the Columbus Blue Jackets. Although Toronto ranks 29th in the league in...

Eklund: Does Toronto’s Future Plans Include Phaneuf??

HockeyBuzz columnist Mike Augello covers the Maple Leafs and fills in for Ek today The Maple Leafs have achieved a level of success through the first two months of the 2013-14 season, as they currently sit third in the Eastern Conference standings behind perennial Stanley Cup contenders Boston and Pittsburgh. Toronto has received stellar goaltending from newcomer Jonathan...

Maple Leafs Joffrey Lupul suffers Injury

Joffrey Lupul is adding another injury to his 2013 year full of injuries. After his team fell 4-0 to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night’s game in less than seven minutes in the second period, everyone feared that Lupul was injured. According to coach Randy Carlyle, Lupul suffered a groin injury but there is no word yet on how serious the injury is. According to Lupul...

Mike Augello: Clarkson Finding His Stride, Leafs Asst. GM Scouting Canes

The Maple Leafs 2-1 shootout victory over the Washington Capitals Saturday was not just a tour-de-force 49 save performance by goaltender James Reimer, it was also the coming out party for winger David Clarkson, who scored the club’s only goal in regulation, hit the post twice and got underneath the skin of the opposition. “I’m starting to feel more comfortable...

Maple Leafs Valued at $1.15 Billion, Bruins at $600 Million on Forbes’ 2013 Valuation List

The Maple Leafs may not be able to win on the ice but the legendary Toronto franchise crushes the competition when it comes to the almighty dollar. Forbes announced its 2013 NHL team valuations and Toronto was valued at $1.15 billion — $300 million more than the runner-up New York Rangers. The Molson family’s Montreal Canadiens are valued at $775 million while the Aquilini family’s...

GIF: Dion Phaneuf lays out Artem Anisimov

Late in the third period of the Toronto Maple Leafs' 6-0 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets, the lone highlight for Leafs Nation came off a huge open ice hit by Dion Phaneuf on Artem Anisimov. Phaneuf was penalized for the hit, which appeared to be clean on the replay. I can't wait to hear this one mic'd up when HBO 24/7 which premieres this December! 

Mike Augello: Bozak Returns,Talking Contract With Two; Leafs Vs Blue Jackets

The Maple Leafs are one step closer to a fully healthy roster as center Tyler Bozak returns from the injured list in the finale of their five game homestand against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Air Canada Center Monday night. Bozak suffered a hamstring injury in the last meeting between the two clubs on October 25 and coupled with the ankle injury to Dave Bolland, left Toronto...

Former players file lawsuit against NHL.

Ten former players have filed a class-action lawsuit against the NHL claiming the league has not done enough to protect players from concussions. According to a report from the Toronto Star, former Maple Leafs Gary Leeman and Rick Vaive are among the ten players involved in the class-action lawsuit. This lawsuit comes just a few months after the NFL agreed to pay $765 million to...

Toronto Maple Leafs honour Bon Jovi as first member on Wall of Fame

Traditionally, NHL hockey clubs honour their best players in celebration of a spectacular, memorable career. But the Toronto Maple Leafs have changed all that with a break from tradition and a jump into trend setting. On November 3rd of this…Read more →The post Toronto Maple Leafs honour Bon Jovi as first member on Wall of Fame appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

Forbes Most Valuable NHL Teams 2014

Forbes released their NHL team valuations list today. The Toronto Maple Leafs are worth the most at $1.15 billion. Seven teams are valued at $500 million or more. Six teams are valued at $200 million or less. The average NHL team value is $413 million. Rank Team Current Value ($mil) Revenue ($mil) 1 Toronto Maple Leafs 1,150 142 2 New York Rangers 850
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