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

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

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

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)

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)

Detroit Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg (40) celebrates a goal by Johan Franzen (93) along with Justin Abdelkader (8) during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo, N.Y., Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. Detroit won 3-1

Detroit Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg (40) celebrates a goal by Johan Franzen (93) along with Justin Abdelkader (8) during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo, N.Y., Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. Detroit won 3-1. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

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)

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)

Bergenheim, Thomas lead Panthers past Flyers 3-1

Florida Panthers players Jimmy Hayes (12), Sean Bergenheim (20) and Marcel Goc (57) celebrate Bergenheim second second period goal during the second period of the NHL hockey game in Sunrise, Fla., Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 against the Philadephia Flyers. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

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

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)