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Franchise value and ownership history

Franchise name/location history (most to least recent):
  • Lewiston Maineiacs
  • Sherbrooke Castors
  • Sherbrooke Faucons
  • Trois-Rivieres Draveurs

Franchise Valuation and Ownership History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Value
In today's
Hockey Franchise
Valuation Rank
1980-81 $119,700 $439,960
Value in Canadian currency: $140,000. (In another earlier edition of La Presse, the president of the Trois-Rivieres Draveurs franchise was quoted as saying that he valued the franchise at $125,000.)
Source(s): La Presse
2010-11 $3,500,000 $4,861,735 31
On May 31, 2011, the Lewiston Maineiacs franchise was purchased by the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League for $3.5M and disbanded.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus