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Franchise value and ownership history

Franchise name/location history (most to least recent):
  • Brantford Bulldogs
  • Hamilton Bulldogs
  • Belleville Bulls

Franchise Valuation and Ownership History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Value
In today's
Hockey Franchise
Valuation Rank
1981-82 $333,600 $1,111,388
Value in Canadian currency: $400,000. On June 20, 1982, Wayne Gretzky purchased Bob Dolan's shares (45%) of the Belleville Bulls franchise, in the Ontario Hockey League, for C $180,000, establishing a team valuation of C $400,000.
Source(s): La Presse