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Franchise value and ownership history

Franchise name/location history (most to least recent):
  • Rimouski Oceanic
  • St. Jean Lynx
  • St. Jean Castors
  • Sherbrooke Castors

Franchise Valuation and Ownership History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Value
In today's
Hockey Franchise
Valuation Rank
1980-81 $128,250 $471,386
Value in Canadian currency: $150,000. The president of the Sherbrooke Castors franchise was quoted as saying that the franchise could be sold for $150,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1982-83 $162,200 $509,123
Value in Canadian currency: $200,000. Prior to the season, a group represented by Serge Demers purchased the Sherbrooke Castors and move the team to St. Jean as the St. Jean Castors.
Source(s): La Presse