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Franchise value and ownership history

Franchise name/location history (most to least recent):
  • Cape Breton Eagles
  • Cape Breton Screaming Eagles
  • Granby Predateurs
  • Granby Bisons

Franchise Valuation and Ownership History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Value
In today's
Hockey Franchise
Valuation Rank
1981-82 $166,800 $555,694
Value in Canadian currency: $200,000. On May 29, 1981, the Quebec Junior Major Hockey League purchased the Sorel Eperviers franchise for $200,000 and sold it to a group that started the Granby Bisons for $125,000 cash, a $35,000 payment a year later and $40,000 coming from the dispersal draft where each other team from the league bought an unprotected Eperviers player for $5,000 each.
Source(s): La Presse