2015 XHL FINANCIAL REPORT










Team Money spent Money made Net total Current funds Notes
Philadelphia $89,000,000.00 $99,000,000.00 $10,000,000.00 $66,255,103.00 Made the playoffs again, but a four-game first-round sweep didn't do much to help the bottom line
Brooklyn $85,000,000.00 $75,000,000.00 -$10,000,000.00 $182,438,814.00 Missing the playoffs for the first time since arriving in Brooklyn gave RBHC their first financial hit since moving into the Barcalys Center
New York $133,000,000.00 $163,000,000.00 $30,000,000.00 $258,446,756.00 A return to the postseason, including falling just one game short of the XHL Cup Finals, was a huge boost for the Empire
New England $77,000,000.00 $87,000,000.00 $10,000,000.00 $299,662,212.00 After one year without postseason play in Boston, the Whalers returned to the playoffs to net a small profit on the season
Toronto $55,000,000.00 $40,000,000.00 -$15,000,000.00 $257,591,532.00 The dissolving of their TV network, a season without playoffs and the sudden departure of their GM contributed to an overall rough year in Toronto
Quebec $103,000,000.00 $93,000,000.00 -$10,000,000.00 $93,495,354.00 Quebec spent a lot and brought on some more big-name sponsors, but missing the playoffs hurt the overall line
New Orleans $136,000,000.00 $146,000,000.00 $10,000,000.00 $283,412,875.00 They may be a small market, but they've brought in some big sponsors. Combine that with an amazing comeback to make the playoffs and it was a solid year.
Greensboro $50,000,000.00 $75,000,000.00 $25,000,000.00 $324,072,571.00 There was no Cup repeat, but two rounds of playoffs and a division title meant more cash for the Swordsmen
San Diego $50,000,000.00 $80,000,000.00 $30,000,000.00 $174,543,414.00 Another disappointing playoff run, but another great regular season, including a division & conference title
Los Angeles $120,000,000.00 $130,000,000.00 $10,000,000.00 $446,885,761.00 Another typical year for LA – another playoff appearance, more money made, fell short in the playoffs, still the richest team in the league
Las Vegas $76,000,000.00 $146,000,000.00 $70,000,000.00 $174,558,358.00 By winning their first XHL Cup in franchise history, the Sharks procured a massively-needed cash infusion to the organization
Chicago $92,000,000.00 $112,000,000.00 $20,000,000.00 $238,841,651.00 Chicago finally righted the ship with a successful year after multiple awful ones, but the uncertainty of the franchise caused some concern
Detroit $65,000,000.00 $55,000,000.00 -$10,000,000.00 $99,887,305.00 Yet another disappointing year for Detroit, but at least they missed the playoffs on the last day of the season this time!
Minnesota $54,000,000.00 $39,000,000.00 -$15,000,000.00 $87,565,639.00 The worst record in the league and not even a top 2 pick to show for it. But at least there's some decent prospects coming
Dallas $33,000,000.00 $33,000,000.00 $0.00 -$4,627,652.00 A positive first year in Dallas prevented a worse loss, but a playoff miss didn't help at all for the only XHL team in the red
Montreal $65,000,000.00 $70,000,000.00 $5,000,000.00 $298,742,456.00 Montreal avenged an awful early start by making the playoffs, but a sweep may have signaled the end of their Golden Years
Edmonton $45,000,000.00 $55,000,000.00 $10,000,000.00 $269,548,151.00 A near-upset of conference champion Vancouver in round one resulted in a decent season for the Oilers
St. Louis $51,000,000.00 $56,000,000.00 $5,000,000.00 $329,111,066.00 A modest payday for the Smugglers, but a 2nd straight first-round sweep and franchise uncertainty cloud the future quite a bit
Winnipeg $67,000,000.00 $87,000,000.00 $20,000,000.00 $336,877,285.00 Still riding a high from their Cup win two years ago, a second round playoff season kept the Jets' finances strong
Anaheim $72,000,000.00 $62,000,000.00 -$10,000,000.00 $232,412,926.00 Another rough year for the Ducks, but with Connor McDavid potentially on the way, things are sure to pick up soon
Oakland $43,000,000.00 $33,000,000.00 -$10,000,000.00 $293,856,680.00 Missing the playoffs after an unlikely Finals appearance last year was unkind to the Seals
Vancouver $43,000,000.00 $103,000,000.00 $60,000,000.00 $199,564,749.00 Despite falling a game short of their ultimate goal, a playoff run to Game 7 of the XHL Cup Finals did wonders for the Canucks' bank account in 2015
Ottawa $106,000,000.00 $131,000,000.00 $25,000,000.00 $214,827,715.00 This is how you run a team! Despite a first-round upset, just 3 years into their history, Ottawa has broken $200M in total bankroll
Calgary $52,000,000.00 $87,000,000.00 $35,000,000.00 $65,952,738.00 Thanks to a playoff run that saw them fall one win short of the Finals, the excitement generated by the Inferno gave them a much-needed revenue boost