With 2022 coming to a close, Forbes has released its list of NHL team values. The Chicago Blackhawks checked in at No. 4 with a value of $1.5 billion. That figure is up 7% from the team's value last year.
Despite undergoing a full-scale rebuild on and off the ice, the Blackhawks brand remains prominent. Chicago joins fellow Original Six franchises in the New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, and Boston Bruins in the top five.
The Rangers retained the top spot on Forbes' list with a value of $2.2 billion. That marks the eighth consecutive year with New York atop the field.
Fresh off their third straight Stanley Cup appearance, the Tampa Bay Lightning saw the largest growth from last year. The Bolts are now valued at $1 billion, up a whopping 54% from last year.
Here's a complete look at the list.
NHL Team Values in 2022, Per Forbes
- New York Rangers: $2.2 billion
- Toronto Maple Leafs: $2 billion
- Montreal Canadiens: $1.85 billion
- Chicago Blackhawks: $1.5 billion
- Boston Bruins: $1.4 billion
- Los Angeles Kings: $1.3 billion
- Edmonton Oilers: $1.275 billion
- Philadelphia Flyers: $1.25 billion
- Washington Capitals: $1.2 billion
- Seattle Kraken: $1.05 billion
- Detroit Red Wings: $1.03 billion
- New York Islanders: $1.02 billion
- Vancouver Canucks: $1.01 billion
- Tampa Bay Lightning: $1 billion
- Pittsburgh Penguins: $990 million
- Vegas Golden Knights: $965 million
- New Jersey Devils: $960 million
- Dallas Stars: $925 million
- St. Louis Blues: $880 million
- Colorado Avalanche: $860 million
- Calgary Flames: $855 million
- Minnesota Wild: $850 million
- Nashville Predators: $810 million
- Ottawa Senators: $800 million
- San Jose Sharks: $740 million
- Anaheim Ducks: $725 million
- Winnipeg Jets: $650 million
- Carolina Hurricanes: $640 million
- Columbus Blue Jackets: $620 million
- Buffalo Sabres: $610 million
- Florida Panthers: $550 million
- Arizona Coyotes: $450 million