New York will brace for the second meeting between the Rangers and Islanders this week, but the latest Battle of New York isn’t generating the biggest ticket prices of the week on the secondary market.
That honor goes to a game between the Maple Leafs and Bruins, who set to meet at TD Garden Saturday night. Among other top-priced games this week include a Jets-Wild showdown in Minnesota and a Predators-Blackhawks battle in Chicago.
Check out the complete list of this week’s top NHL games below, according to TicketIQ:
1/16/16 Toronto Maple Leafs at Boston Bruins | Avg. Price: $244.86 | Get-in: $102
It has been yet another season of rebuilding in Toronto, and the Maple Leafs will travel to Boston to take on the equally struggling Bruins Saturday. The average price for Boston Bruins tickets against the Maple Leafs is $244.86 and the get-in price is $102. The Bruins possess fourth place in the Atlantic division with a 21-14-5 while the Leafs own seventh place at 16-17-7.
1/14/16 New York Rangers at New York Islanders | Avg. Price: $234.12 | Get-in: $87
Rangers. Islanders. Brooklyn. It’s the matchup New York hockey fans mark on their calendars each season, and the second installment at Barclays Center will take place on Thursday night. Both teams have struggled as of late and each own 49 points in the Metropolitan division. New York Islanders tickets against the Rangers this week currently average $234.12 and the get-in price is $87. The Islanders were able to sneak away with a 2-1 overtime victory in their last game against the Rangers last month and will hope to come away with another home win in Brooklyn on Thursday.
1/15/16 Winnipeg Jets at Minnesota Wild | Avg. Price: $200.87 | Get-in: $89.64
The Minnesota Wild will host the Winnipeg Jets this Friday in what will be the third most expensive game of the week. Minnesota Wild tickets for Friday’s game currently average $200.87 and the get-in price is now $89.64. The Wild will hope to keep pushing towards the top of the Central division against the cellar-dwelling Jets, though remain 10 points out from the division-leading Dallas Stars.
1/15/16 Nashville Predators at Chicago Blackhawks (Drawstring Backpack Giveaway) | Avg. Price: $176.81 | Get-in: $78
Ticket prices have remained high all season long in Chicago, and Friday night’s game against the Nashville Predators will be no different. The average price for Chicago Blackhawks tickets against the Predators is currently $176.81 and the cheapest ticket is $78. The first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive a special Blackhawks drawstring backpack when entering United Center.