Vikings Fever Hits Market After Wild Win in NFC Divisional Game
Sunday night’s wild last-second come-from-behind victory by the Minnesota Vikings kept alive the possibility of a first-ever home game in the Super Bowl, and seems to have goosed the fans into action, as Vikings fever – and football overall – dominated the marketplace on Sunday – headlined by the... Read more
New York Islanders to Return to Long Island, Build New Arena at Belmont Park
In a press conference on Wednesday, the New York Islanders announced that they had won a $1 billion development bid to build a new 18,000-seat arena, hotel, and other amenities on the grounds of Belmont Park, just outside New York City. The Islanders played at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum... Read more
NHL Allows Seattle to Apply for Expansion Team
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said on Thursday, following a city approval to renovate KeyArena, that Seattle can begin the process of filing an application to host the league’s 32nd hockey team. The cost of the team would be $650 million, and it would begin play in the 2020-21 season.... Read more
Montreal Canadiens Reduce Ticket Prices Due to Slow Sales
The Montreal Canadiens have lowered the price of some tickets for their game against Ottawa this Wednesday night, a spokesperson for the team confirmed to The Candian Press. When a number of tickets remained available, select categories were dropped down to regular price from the “optimum” price applied to... Read more
Vegas Golden Knights Recruit StubHub, AXS as Official Secondary Partners
NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights have just signed a multi-year deal with AXS and Stubhub declaring AXS as the team’s official primary ticketer and both platforms as their co-exclusive secondary ticketers, according to Business Insider. The Golden Knights are Nevada’s first major league sports franchise and will start their first... Read more
Ottawa Senators Make Arena Smaller to Create Scarcity
Faced with tepid fan interest in spite of a run to the NHL East Conference finals this spring, the Ottawa Senators management has come up with an innovative solution: Cut their arena down to size. No, they didn’t move to a new barn. No, they didn’t put together extensive... Read more
Tickets On Sale: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
As summer comes to a close, the other sports seasons are headlining the day’s onsale action, with tickets from both the NBA champion Golden State Warriors and NHL Stanley Cup-winning Pittsburgh Penguins available, among many others. Presales on the day include a pair of Warriors home contests and a... Read more
Tickets On Sale: Monday, August 14, 2017
It’s a frosty day in ticket sales, as NHL hockey and Frozen on Broadway headline the items up for grabs on this mid-August Monday. The Las Vegas Golden Knights are among the hockey ducats up for sale on the day, as the new franchise looks to make its mark... Read more
Tickets On Sale: Monday, August 7, 2017
Difficult to believe, but it’s been a decade since the first NHL Winter Classic, which sees hockey take a step back into its roots with outdoor contests in venues generally reserved for other sports. Today is the first day tickets are available for the 2018 edition, which features the... Read more
Montreal Canadians Spring Paper Ticket Surcharge on Fans
Fans of one of the NHL’s Original Six franchises got an unpleasant surprise as season ticket renewals came up for the 2017-18 season. The Montreal Canadiens informed season ticket holders they will now charge an extra $150 for paper tickets (per ticket), on top of the $2-10,000 the tickets... Read more