The Stanley Cup Finals are the pinnacle on the season for the National Hockey League, where the two best teams from the Eastern and Western Conference battle it out to have their names etched on Lord Stanley’s Cup. Die-hard fans of the NHL generally follow their teams all season long, but for the casual hockey fans the Stanley Cup Finals are the time they tune in and buy tickets.
The commercial success of the Stanley Cup Finals often hinge on which two teams qualify for the championship series. While regionally, the games will be successful, major markets like Detroit, New York, Boston or any of the Canadian cities will translate better to the national audience. The secondary ticket market would also benefit from the bigger markets being matched up in the series.
Baseball took the No. 1 spot on yesterday’s best-selling events list for a game between the Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays this June, according to sales data from Ticket Club. With baseball in full-swing, many games are underway; some of today’s games include the Cardinals v. Cubs, Red... Read more
The NBA Playoffs commenced this past weekend, taking the top two spots on yesterday’s best-selling events list, according to sales data from Ticket Club. Sunday’s top-selling games included the Western and Eastern Conference first rounds; the Houston Rockets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 104-101 and the Indiana Pacers stole the... Read more
The NHL Playoff Quarterfinals kicked off this week, and the Western Conference game between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Los Angeles Kings tomorrow took the No. 1 spot on yesterday’s best-selling events list, according to sales data from Ticket Club. There are multiple NHL Quarterfinals games for both... Read more
The NHL Quarterfinals this coming weekend took the top two spots on yesterday’s best-selling events list, according to sales data from Ticket Club. Tomorrow marks the start of the Stanley Cup playoffs, kicking off with quarterfinal action. Eastern Conference games sold well for this weekend, particularly meetings between the... Read more
Four-day passes to this year’s Lollapalooza music festival stole the No. 1 spot on yesterday’s best-selling events list, with U2 and WWE not too far behind, according to sales data from Ticket Club. Lollapalooza 2018 features headlining acts Bruno Mars, The Weeknd, Jack White and Arctic Monkeys. The festival... Read more
Conference finals are in full swing in both the NHL and NBA, where the final four teams look to stake a claim at early June championship runs. On the hardwood, all eyes are on King James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, who lead their Eastern Conference showdown with top-seeded Boston... Read more
This season, Paul Dhillon, an Army captain, splurged on two season tickets right behind the Lightning bench. When he tried to resell his tickets during the playoffs because of his Army training conflicts, the Lightning management threatened to cancel his tickets. Read the story here. Now the team is... Read more
The average price of a ticket to Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals in the hours before the Boston Bruins and host Vancouver Canucks faced off Wednesday, June 15 was, by far, the highest in the history of StubHub.com. The Sports Business Journal reported earlier Wednesday that ducats... Read more
With less than 12 hours to go until the puck drops in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Boston Bruins and the host Vancouver Canucks, those who are curious as to where ticket prices will peak on the resale market might be better off asking this:... Read more
An NBA Finals matchup between one market known for sizzle, stars and bandwagon jumpers and another famous for being awash in oil money is good news for ticket brokers. But a bicoastal, international NHL Stanley Cup battle between similarly championship-starved cities has been even better for business. According to... Read more