NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Tickets
Get your Stanley Cup Playoffs tickets to see who will be the next champion of the National Hockey League. The playoffs are a four-round best-of-seven elimination tournament with the top eight teams from both the Eastern and Western Conferences competing. The Montreal Canadiens lead the league in playoff appearances with over 85 to their name. The Canadiens are also the only team to have won the Stanley Cup over 20 times.
The NHL is the only sports league in the United States that uses the trophy name to refer to their playoff tournament’s name. This is because the Stanley Cup predates the NHL by over 20 years. The Stanley Cup became the championship of the NHL in 1926. Be sure to secure your Stanley Cup Playoffs tickets to watch the next team gain hockey glory.
Stanley Cup Playoffs Ticket Prices
Ticket prices for the Stanley Cup Playoffs can vary based on a number of factors including the round of play, the number of games left in the series, the teams that qualify, seat locations and many other items. Each team’s popularity in its market and the arena locations are an additional factor to consider when trying to find playoff tickets. NHL Stanley Cup Finals tickets will always command a premium and typically be the most expensive playoff tickets during the season.
How much are Stanley Cup Playoffs tickets?
The average price for NHL Playoffs tickets varies with several factors. Opening round tickets are always the cheapest with tickets for lower-seeded and smaller market teams sometimes going for under $100. The top-level teams will often draw prices around $350 for their home games. The average price for second-round games will typically increase with the average ticket price usually being over $100 at least with later games in the series nearing $400.
NHL Conference finals matchups will always draw sold-out crowds. Ticket prices can be at an average range of $250 to $500 depending on which teams are playing and where your seats are. The Stanley Cup Finals will obviously draw the highest ticket prices especially if the series goes the distance to a game seven. The average ticket prices for the finals can be anywhere from $500 to just over $1000.
Prices do tend to fluctuate and great deals can be found for every round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Three to seven days before a game is typically a great time to buy. Tickets may drop as it gets closer to game time, but waiting until the last minute includes a risk of missing out on great seats. If you find seats that are perfect for you, it is best to act quickly before someone else buys them first.
Stanley Cup Playoffs Dates & Schedule
The NHL’s regular season takes place from October until the first week of April. During the regular season, you can grab great seats for the NHL All-Star Game just before the Stanley Cup Playoffs begin to start. The top 16 teams in the league will begin the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs just days after the conclusion of the regular season. The first round stretches until the third week of April with the second round beginning right after. The second round ends during the first week of May and leads into the Eastern and Western Conference Finals. The conference champions will then enter the Stanley Cup Finals at the end of May and play through the first two weeks of June if all seven games are needed.
When do Stanley Cup Playoffs tickets go on sale?
Stanley Cup Playoffs ticket sales begin at the conclusion of the NHL regular season. The top eight teams from each conference will be seeded, which will determine home-ice advantage through each series. TicketSmarter will have tickets available for every team’s home and away playoff games. You will be able to easily keep track of your favorite team’s playoff schedule and make plans to attend upcoming games. Hockey games will usually sell out at the ticket office so make sure to buy your hockey and sporting tickets ahead of time at TicketSmarter.
Stanley Cup Playoffs Seating Chart
NHL teams typically play in their own arenas or share an arena with an NBA team. Hockey arenas typically hold a capacity between 14,000 and 21,000 spectators. Each arena is unique, but they will all have a lower-level bowl that will surround the rink. They will also usually have an upper-level with some including a middle-tier with club seating or suites. All games will have reserved seating and no general admission tickets are available. The most popular option is rinkside seating, but these are very difficult to come by and come at a premium price.
Buying Stanley Cup Playoffs tickets for home and away games are easy with TicketSmarter’s interactive seating map. Click on any upcoming games and a detailed seating chart will show you each section with tickets available. The filter tool makes it easy to sort tickets by price, section and row. These tools make it like you have your own virtual box office for buying hockey tickets!
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