Forbes ranks the NHL teams

Forbes Magazine has compiled its annual list of NHL franchise valuations and, as usual, on-ice performance has little to do with monetary value. For instance, the Chicago Blackhawks are the only club in the Top 5 to have recently won a Stanley Cup. The bottom line (see what I did there?) is that EVERYBODY is worth more than last year, especially the Vancouver Canucks. Here are the teams, ranked from 1 to 30. - By Jonathon Jackson

Toronto Maple Leafs' Trevor Smith celebrates his goal against the New York Islanders during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Mark Blinch)
Toronto Maple Leafs' Trevor Smith celebrates his goal against the New York Islanders during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 in Toronto
Toronto Maple Leafs' Trevor Smith celebrates his goal against the New York Islanders during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Mark Blinch)
Montreal Canadiens' Max Pacioretty (67) celebrates with teammates Josh Gorges, left, Alexei Emelin, Brendan Gallagher (11) and David Desharnais (51) after scoring against the Pittsburgh Penguins during second-period NHL hockey game action in Montreal, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)
Montreal Canadiens' Max Pacioretty (67) celebrates with teammates Josh Gorges, left, Alexei Emelin, Brendan Gallagher (11) and David Desharnais (51) after scoring against the Pittsburgh Penguins during second-period NHL hockey game action in Montreal, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013
Montreal Canadiens' Max Pacioretty (67) celebrates with teammates Josh Gorges, left, Alexei Emelin, Brendan Gallagher (11) and David Desharnais (51) after scoring against the Pittsburgh Penguins during second-period NHL hockey game action in Montreal, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)
Boston Bruins' David Krejci, center, is congratulated by teammates Jarome Iginla (12) and Johnny Boychuk after his overtime goal gave the Bruins a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes in a NHL hockey game in Boston Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
Boston Bruins' David Krejci, center, is congratulated by teammates Jarome Iginla (12) and Johnny Boychuk after his overtime goal gave the Bruins a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes in a NHL hockey game in Boston Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013
Boston Bruins' David Krejci, center, is congratulated by teammates Jarome Iginla (12) and Johnny Boychuk after his overtime goal gave the Bruins a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes in a NHL hockey game in Boston Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
SUNRISE, FL - NOVEMBER 25: Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers skates prior to the game against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on November 25, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
Philadelphia Flyers v Florida Panthers
SUNRISE, FL - NOVEMBER 25: Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers skates prior to the game against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on November 25, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
Calgary Flames' Sven Baertschi, from Switzerland, celebrates his goal against the Florida Panthers during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Nov. 22, 2012 in Calgary, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Larry MacDougal)
Monahan lifts Flames past Panthers in shootout
Calgary Flames' Sven Baertschi, from Switzerland, celebrates his goal against the Florida Panthers during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Nov. 22, 2012 in Calgary, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Larry MacDougal)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Jamie McGinn #11 and John Mitchell #7 of the Colorado Avalanche react after McGinn scored in overtime to defeat the Kings 1-0 in the NHL game at Staples Center on November 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
Colorado Avalanche v Los Angeles Kings
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Jamie McGinn #11 and John Mitchell #7 of the Colorado Avalanche react after McGinn scored in overtime to defeat the Kings 1-0 in the NHL game at Staples Center on November 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 25: Matt Hendricks #26 of the Nashville Predators celebrates with teammates and fans after a goal against the Phoenix Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on November 25, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Phoenix Coyotes v Nashville Predators
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 25: Matt Hendricks #26 of the Nashville Predators celebrates with teammates and fans after a goal against the Phoenix Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on November 25, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Calgary Flames' Sven Baertschi, from Switzerland, celebrates his goal against the Florida Panthers during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Nov. 22, 2012 in Calgary, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Larry MacDougal)
Monahan lifts Flames past Panthers in shootout
Calgary Flames' Sven Baertschi, from Switzerland, celebrates his goal against the Florida Panthers during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Nov. 22, 2012 in Calgary, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Larry MacDougal)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Jamie McGinn #11 and John Mitchell #7 of the Colorado Avalanche react after McGinn scored in overtime to defeat the Kings 1-0 in the NHL game at Staples Center on November 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
Colorado Avalanche v Los Angeles Kings
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Jamie McGinn #11 and John Mitchell #7 of the Colorado Avalanche react after McGinn scored in overtime to defeat the Kings 1-0 in the NHL game at Staples Center on November 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 25: Matt Hendricks #26 of the Nashville Predators celebrates with teammates and fans after a goal against the Phoenix Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on November 25, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Phoenix Coyotes v Nashville Predators
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 25: Matt Hendricks #26 of the Nashville Predators celebrates with teammates and fans after a goal against the Phoenix Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on November 25, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Jamie McGinn #11 and John Mitchell #7 of the Colorado Avalanche react after McGinn scored in overtime to defeat the Kings 1-0 in the NHL game at Staples Center on November 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
Colorado Avalanche v Los Angeles Kings
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Jamie McGinn #11 and John Mitchell #7 of the Colorado Avalanche react after McGinn scored in overtime to defeat the Kings 1-0 in the NHL game at Staples Center on November 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 25: Matt Hendricks #26 of the Nashville Predators celebrates with teammates and fans after a goal against the Phoenix Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on November 25, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Phoenix Coyotes v Nashville Predators
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 25: Matt Hendricks #26 of the Nashville Predators celebrates with teammates and fans after a goal against the Phoenix Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on November 25, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Jamie McGinn #11 and John Mitchell #7 of the Colorado Avalanche react after McGinn scored in overtime to defeat the Kings 1-0 in the NHL game at Staples Center on November 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
Colorado Avalanche v Los Angeles Kings
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Jamie McGinn #11 and John Mitchell #7 of the Colorado Avalanche react after McGinn scored in overtime to defeat the Kings 1-0 in the NHL game at Staples Center on November 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 25: Matt Hendricks #26 of the Nashville Predators celebrates with teammates and fans after a goal against the Phoenix Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on November 25, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Phoenix Coyotes v Nashville Predators
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 25: Matt Hendricks #26 of the Nashville Predators celebrates with teammates and fans after a goal against the Phoenix Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on November 25, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 25: Matt Hendricks #26 of the Nashville Predators celebrates with teammates and fans after a goal against the Phoenix Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on November 25, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Phoenix Coyotes v Nashville Predators
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 25: Matt Hendricks #26 of the Nashville Predators celebrates with teammates and fans after a goal against the Phoenix Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on November 25, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 25: Matt Hendricks #26 of the Nashville Predators celebrates with teammates and fans after a goal against the Phoenix Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on November 25, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Phoenix Coyotes v Nashville Predators
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 25: Matt Hendricks #26 of the Nashville Predators celebrates with teammates and fans after a goal against the Phoenix Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on November 25, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 25: Matt Hendricks #26 of the Nashville Predators celebrates with teammates and fans after a goal against the Phoenix Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on November 25, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Phoenix Coyotes v Nashville Predators
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 25: Matt Hendricks #26 of the Nashville Predators celebrates with teammates and fans after a goal against the Phoenix Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on November 25, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith makes a save against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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