Lightning-Avalanche Matchup Makes for High Stanley Cup Ticket Prices
The puck drops Wednesday on the Stanley Cup Finals, and fans are paying a big premium on tickets this year, with prices already as high as any tracked in more than a decade, according to data from Ticket Club. The Tampa Bay Lightning, who are looking for a third... Read more
Pittsburgh Penguins, PPG Paints Arena to Partner With Oak View Group
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Fenway Sports Group announced the selection of OVG360 to manage, book, and operate PPG Paints Arena, replacing ASM Global. The deal will go live at the conclusion of the current ASM partnership, which lapses at the end of this month. “OVG is a rising, innovative... Read more
Carolina Hurricanes Trying to Block New York Fans With Ticket Restrictions
The Carolina Hurricanes have decided that if their own fans don’t want to attend their home playoff contests, they’d rather the seats be empty than full of New York Rangers fans. The organization, which still has numerous unsold seats for tonight’s contest in Raleigh, has implemented ticket restrictions on... Read more
SeatGeek Lands First NHL Primary Deal With Florida Panthers
SeatGeek announced a multi-year deal with the Florida Panthers to serve as the primary ticketing platform for the team and events at its home arena. The deal will make the New York-based ticketing company the team’s official platform for the team plus the FLA Live Arena and War Memorial... Read more
NHL Announces Locations for 2023 All-Star Weekend, Outdoor Games
The National Hockey League has announced its slate of high-profile regular season events for 2023, unveiling the plans during its All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas. The Winter Classic will head to Boston’s Fenway Park, the All-Star Weekend will go to Sunrise, Florida and the Stadium Series contest will take... Read more
NHL Postpones Games in Canada Over Attendance Restrictions
The National Hockey League has announced the postponement of a number of games in Canada, due to restrictions on live event attendance put in place by provincial authorities. “The National Hockey League announced today that due to current attendance restrictions in certain Canadian cities, eight additional games will be... Read more
NHL Temporarily Pauses Games Amid COVID Surge
The National Hockey League temporarily suspended play this week, amid a surge in COVID cases that was already impacting its schedule. The pause began Wednesday, with plans to resume play on December 27. All team facilities will be closed from Wednesday through Saturday as part of the pause, with... Read more
Lightning-Predators NHL Stadium Series Tickets on Sale
Tickets to see the 2022 NHL Stadium Series contest at Nissan Stadium are on sale this week, the league announced Wednesday. This season’s game will feature the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning travelling to Nissan Stadium to take on the Nashville Predators on Saturday, February 26.... Read more
Ticketmaster, Monumental Renew Ticketing Deal in Washington, D.C.
Monumental Sports and Entertainment (MSE) announced the extension of their long-term ticketing deal with Ticketmaster this week, covering many high-profile entities in and around Washington D.C. As MSE’s official ticketing partner, Ticketmaster will faciliatate ticketing for all of the organization’s venues, as well as its sports franchises, whcih include... Read more
Las Vegas to Host 2022 NHL All Star Weekend at T-Mobile Arena
Las Vegas will play host to the 2022 NHL All-Star Weekend, the league announced this week. The festivities, which include the All-Star Game, skills competitions and other festivities, will take place in the city for the first time, just five years after the city saw its first NHL puck... Read more