Grumpy Cat out-earns 26 NHL franchises

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat. (Bret Hartman/AP)

Early Monday morning, it was announced that internet sensation Grumpy Cat has earned her owner $99.5 million over the past two years, dwarfing some of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities.

Back on Nov.25, Sportsnet released the Forbes rankings of NHL franchises, showing the current value of each team, as well as their net profit from the 2013-14 season.

We thought it would be fun to see where Grumpy Cat would rank in terms of profitability if she were an NHL team.

Warning: The answer may shock you.

1. New York Rangers
Operating Income 2013-2014: $84.4 mil.

2. Toronto Maple Leafs
Operating Income 2013-2014: $70.6 mil.

3. Montreal Canadiens
Operating Income 2013-2014: $59.8 mil.

4. Chicago Blackhawks
Operating Income 2013-2014: $50.2 mil.

5. Grumpy Cat
Operating Income 2013-2014: $49.75 mil.

6. Vancouver Canucks
Operating Income 2013-2014: $46.7 mil.

7. Boston Bruins
Operating Income 2013-2014: $34.5 mil.

8. Edmonton Oilers
Operating Income 2013-2014: $25.3 mil.

9. Los Angeles Kings
Operating Income 2013-2014: $21.4 mil.

10. Detroit Red Wings
Operating Income 2013-2014: $15.2 mil.

That's right, over the past two years, Grumpy Cat has been more profitable than 26 teams.