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NHL Preseason Hockey Tickets

Hockey fans can see their favorite players and teams play before the regular season begins with NHL preseason tickets! Preseason play is an essential aspect of the National Hockey League. It allows rookie players to gain vital experience and provides veterans with competitive games to get warmed up for the regular season. Coaches can also move players to different lines and positions to see where they will fit in with the team during the regular season.

Teams will play a variety of home and away games throughout the preseason. Some games are held at neutral sites in cities without an NHL franchise. Every game during the preseason is an exhibition matchup with no effect on the regular-season standings or the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Can’t wait for the new NHL season to begin? Secure your NHL preseason tickets at TicketSmarter to see a hockey game as soon as possible!

NHL Preseason Ticket Prices

Tickets to preseason matchups are typically cheaper than a regular-season game. Many variables can alter and affect the ticket prices to NHL preseason games. The two teams playing, the number of games left in the preseason, the home arena, a neutral site and whether the two teams are conference rivals are all factors taken into consideration.

How much are NHL Preseason tickets?

National Hockey League preseason tickets usually start around $20. The average ticket price to attend a preseason game is typically approximately $60. Seats down low and near center-ice will be one of the most expensive tickets in the arena. Corner and behind the goal seats will be cheaper, especially up high. Rinkside tickets on the glass will be available around the rink and will bring the highest prices.

NHL Preseason Dates & Schedule

The NHL preseason begins in mid-September and lasts until the end of September. Every team will play six to eight exhibition matches during this period. Each team will host three to four home games during the preseason. Certain home games for a team may be played at a neutral site game. Once the preseason is completed, the National Hockey League’s regular-season takes place and the chase for the Stanley Cup begins!

When do NHL Preseason tickets go on sale?

The preseason schedule is usually announced in early August. Tickets for the NHL preseason will then go on sale in August after the schedule is confirmed. Some tickets may be available earlier due to presales and season tickets holders listing tickets to games they are unable to attend.

NHL Preseason Seating Chart

The preseason is held in various NHL and multi-purpose arenas throughout the United States. Each team will host home games in their arena unless they are playing in a neutral site game. NHL arenas can hold a maximum seating capacity ranging from 14,000 to 21,000 fans. Every arena has a unique seating layout. Most will have lower and upper bowls, while some may also include a middle tier of seating.

All NHL games have reserved seating, with no general admission tickets available. Need help picking out a great seat? TicketSmarter’s interactive seating map acts as a virtual ticket office to make the seat selection process easy. Click on any home, away, or neutral site game and a detailed seating chart will accurately display the layout of the host arena. The filter tool will help you sort your options by section, row and price. 

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