November 28 2012 11:09PM
As it turns out, Forbes Magazine is reporting the Toronto Maple Leafs are worth one billion dollars. That is several dollars.
Forbes Magazine says the Toronto Maple Leafs are worth one billion dollars. That's about 4,612,546,130 waffles.— Steve Dangle Glynn (@Steve_Dangle) November 29, 2012
So how much is a billion anyway? Well, using advanced technology such as my phone and Google, I figured out just that.
- 4,612,546,130 Eggo waffles. Prices may vary, of course.
- 1,010,101,010 hockey pucks.
- 625,000,000 medium cups of Tim Horton's coffee. It's about $1.60 a cup, depending on where you are.
- 16,669,444 copies of Call of Duty: Black Ops II from Future Shop.
- 4.545,661 Dion Phaneuf jerseys from Sportchek.
- 7,143,367 pairs of Bauer Vapour Edge Hockey Skates from Canadian Tire. On sale, mind you.
- 1,715,795.61 shares of Apple stock. It was $582.82 per share at the time I wrote this).
- 294 Special edition 2011 Sang Noir Bugatti cars. They run about $3.4 million each.
- 285 years of Jeff Finger as a defenceman. He was paid $3.5 million each season for 4 seasons.
- 138.8 of the State of Alaska in 1867. No, really.
- 125 years of Gary Bettman's salary, which is apparently $8 million.
- 21 times the amount of money Michael Jackson paid for the entire Beatles catalog in 1985.
- 16.6 Tiger Woods mansions. His Florida mansion is said to be $60 million.
- 5.88 Atlanta Thrashers franchises. Sold for $170 in 2011.
- 1 Toronto Maple Leafs
In other news, there's still a lockout.