2014 XHL FINANCIAL REPORT










Team Money spent Money made Net total Current funds Notes
PHILADELPHIA $70,000,000.00 $98,000,000.00 $28,000,000.00 $77,048,187.00 (100 point season, division title and playoffs helped the Wildkatz)
BROOKLYN $85,000,000.00 $115,000,000.00 $30,000,000.00 $226,247,136.00 ($10M from co-hosting the All-Star Game, 100-pt season and a 7-game series)
NEW YORK $130,000,000.00 $145,000,000.00 $15,000,000.00 $273,147,226.00 ($20M for hosting the All-Star Game helped offset their first non-playoff season)
NEW ENGLAND $77,000,000.00 $67,000,000.00 -$10,000,000.00 $306,283,839.00 (No playoffs for the first time means a rare financial loss in New England)
TORONTO $85,000,000.00 $120,000,000.00 $35,000,000.00 $303,028,396.00 (A historic collapse couldn't undo what a 100-pt year and two rounds of playoffs did financially)
QUEBEC $68,000,000.00 $85,000,000.00 $17,000,000.00 $154,953,133.00 (Could've been more with a division title and a longer playoff run, but they did get 100 pts)
NEW ORLEANS $136,000,000.00 $162,000,000.00 $26,000,000.00 $304,488,391.00 (Small market no more. Big sponsorships and a run to the second round was big for the Rebels)
GREENSBORO $50,000,000.00 $130,000,000.00 $80,000,000.00 $312,373,845.00 (To the victor go the spoils. By not spending much and winning the Cup, Greensboro made $80M)
SAN DIEGO $50,000,000.00 $90,000,000.00 $40,000,000.00 $184,549,820.00 (Despite being on the losing side of an upset for the ages, winning the Presidents Trophy was big for the Toros)
LOS ANGELES $120,000,000.00 $143,000,000.00 $23,000,000.00 $434,750,449.00 (Not a huge gain, but money doesn't mean much to the richest team in the league. Extra for Winter Classic hosting duties)
LAS VEGAS $76,000,000.00 $110,000,000.00 $34,000,000.00 $103,600,734.00 (It's official: Vegas is a hockey town. Miracle run to the Conf. Finals cemented that)
CHICAGO $92,000,000.00 $72,000,000.00 -$20,000,000.00 $216,071,018.00 (Chicago was once the model franchise of the X, now they come off their second straight miserable season. Things must change)
DETROIT $65,000,000.00 $55,000,000.00 -$10,000,000.00 $149,082,411.00 (Another disappointing year for Detroit, but at least they have their first round pick!)
MINNESOTA $54,000,000.00 $44,000,000.00 -$10,000,000.00 $98,100,549.00 (Another year with no playoffs in Minnesota, but they came close! The future appears somewhat bright)
PITTSBURGH $30,000,000.00 $20,000,000.00 -$10,000,000.00 $43,002,776.00 (The Pens are a team that spends big and gets no results. Not a good product for making money. Poorest in the XHL)
MONTREAL $65,000,000.00 $100,000,000.00 $35,000,000.00 $320,526,048.00 (An average regular season but another impressive playoff run earns a solid payday)
EDMONTON $45,000,000.00 $75,000,000.00 $30,000,000.00 $224,643,306.00 (From near-contraction to within a game of the Conference Finals, a great comeback year in Edmonton)
ST. LOUIS $51,000,000.00 $61,000,000.00 $10,000,000.00 $347,079,051.00 (A disappointing year in St. Louis, but plenty of cash to revamp the roster for 2015)
WINNIPEG $67,000,000.00 $104,000,000.00 $37,000,000.00 $329,577,302.00 (Even a shocking first round upset results in a huge payday for the Jets. They can basically print money after last year)
ANAHEIM $72,000,000.00 $62,000,000.00 -$10,000,000.00 $234,958,478.00 (A rough year for the Ducks, but don't expect them to be down for long with money and cap room this offseason)
OAKLAND $43,000,000.00 $110,000,000.00 $67,000,000.00 $323,368,492.00 (Cha-ching! An unlikely trip to the Final means the Seals struck it big. With plenty to spend, is it time for a new arena in the Bay Area?)
VANCOUVER $43,000,000.00 $70,000,000.00 $27,000,000.00 $196,727,900.00 (An upset win in round one helped the Canucks to a respectable payday in 2014)
OTTAWA $106,000,000.00 $143,000,000.00 $37,000,000.00 $213,963,324.00 (Thanks to a huge TV deal, a 100-pt season and a division title, things are going well for the Rough Riders)
CALGARY $52,000,000.00 $52,000,000.00 $0.00 $25,582,935.00 (Broke even despite missing the playoffs thanks to inaugural season interest in Calgary. Need a cash infusion soon)