I said most profitable, not biggest. I believe the top four teams for ticket sales are Toronto, Montreal, Philly, and Vancouver. As to absolute value, I believe Toronto rules there, too. Unfortunately this is from 2006, but it gives you an idea: [link=http://www.forbes.com/lists/2006/31/biz_06nhl_NHL-Team-Valuations_Rank.html]Team Valuations: Rank[/link]. You'll note that the Rangers are second, and the Caps dead last. Granted, this is before Ovechkin became such a draw.