Where do Bruins' rank on list of NHL franchise values?

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The Bruins are the fifth-most valuable franchise in the NHL, according to Forbes annual valuations of the league's teams.

Where do Bruins' rank on list of NHL franchise values?

The Bruins are the fifth-most valuable franchise in the NHL, according to Forbes annual valuations of the league's teams.

Where do Bruins' rank on list of NHL franchise values? originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com

The Bruins are the fifth-most valuable franchise in the NHL, according to Forbes annual valuations of the league's teams.

The B's are valued a $925 million, up from $890 million last year when they were still in the No. 5 spot.

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The New York Rangers at $1.55 billion, up 3 percent from a year ago, top the list a fourth consecutive year. The Rangers are followed by other Original Six teams: the Toronto Maple Leafs ($1.35 billion), the Montreal Canadiens ($1.3 billion) and the Chicago Blackhawks ($1.05 billion).

As for the top paid players, Forbes list has the Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid topping the list at $19.5 million a year, followed by the Maple Leafs' John Tavares ($17.3 million), Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price ($15.6 million), Alexander Ovechkin of the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals ($14.5 million), the Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby ($13.8 million).

It's a long way down the list to the Bruins' highest-paid player, center David Krejci at $7.25 million).

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