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Quick Hits: The Values Edition

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In Red Wings Land

Max cut out what Helene reported as Blashill saying he was “pissed off”.

I’m glad. They should be.

Around the League

Toronto Maple Leafs top Sportico’s list of most valuable NHL teams, at $2 billion - ESPN

The average worth of an NHL team is $934 million, and the combined market value of the 32 teams is $30 billion. The Kraken are already boosting the league’s profile, ranking 14th on Sportico’s list, valued at $860 million. The Vegas Golden Knights, who joined the NHL as the 31st team in 2017-18, are 12th on the list, valued at $890 million.

The Leafs being worth double the average franchise is more good evidence that they ought to put a second team in that market.