There’s never been a bad time to own an NHL franchise, but it’s looking like a particularly profitable endeavor lately.
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- What factors might influence the overall value of a professional sports franchise?
- According to this story, how much did the average value of an NHL franchise increase in the last year?
- What is revenue?
- Why is revenue important to the National Hockey League?
- Why is it important to each NHL franchise?
- What is an expense?
- What are some expenses that NHL teams incur each year?
- What do you think the biggest expense is to an NHL team?
- Do you think all NHL teams are profitable each year?
- Which team saw the biggest increase last year, according to this report?
- Which team saw the smallest increase last year, according to this report? Why do you think they saw the smallest increase compared to other NHL teams?
- Why do you think the average value of NHL teams increased so significantly in the last year?
- Do you think franchise values will continue to rise? Why or why not?