With first-place honors in the Central Division, the Blackhawks will host this week’s most expensive game against the Maple Leafs at the United Center on Sunday. A trio of Canada-based teams in the Maple Leafs, Canadiens and Canucks will follow in price when they each host games on Friday night. The Rangers round off this week’s list when they welcome the Hurricanes to Madison Square Garden on Sunday.
Below are the five most NHL games of the week on the secondary market.
12/21 - Toronto Maple Leafs at Chicago Blackhawks | Avg. Price: $342.56 | Get-in: $138
The Maple Leafs head to Chicago this weekend for a game against the Blackhawks on Sunday. The average price for Blackhawks vs Maple Leafs tickets is $342.56 and get-in price starts at $138. At 21-9-1 to begin the week, the Blackhawks are the second winningest team in the league, trailing just the NHL-leading Ducks by four points. The Maple Leafs sit in the middle of the Atlantic Division at 18-9-3 and have played impressively over their last 10 games, going 8-1-1. Their end-of-the-week battle with the Blackhawks will be their second and final game against Chicago in the regular season.
12/20 - Philadelphia Flyers at Toronto Maple Leafs | Avg. Price: $322.87 | Get-in: $121
The Maple Leafs again appear on this week’s list when they host a game against the Flyers at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday. The average secondary price for Maple Leafs vs Flyers tickets is $322.87 and get-in price is currently listed at $121. Despite the Flyers’ woes on the ice this season, they will still garner a big secondary ticket average when they travel to Toronto this weekend. The game will serve as the final home game of December on the Maple Leafs schedule, causing ticket prices to rise on the secondary market.
12/20 - Ottawa Senators at Montreal Canadiens | Avg. Price: $275.69 | Get-in: $115
A battle between the Canadian neighbor Senators and Canadiens will take place at the Bell Centre in Montreal this Saturday. The Canadiens have cooled off in recent weeks following an impressive start to the season and have gone just 4-5-1 over their last 10 games. The Senators sit at just 12-12-5 on the season, though the two teams will see big numbers on the secondary market for their weekend faceoff. The average secondary price for Canadiens vs Senators tickets is $275.69 and get-in price starts at $115.
12/20 - Calgary Flames at Vancouver Canucks | Avg. Price: $231.39 | Get-in: $58
Another Canadian battle will commence on Saturday when the Flames and Canucks square off at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver. The average price for Canucks vs Flames tickets is $231.39 on the secondary market. Get-in price starts at $58. At 18-10-2, the Canucks own second place in the Pacific Division while the Flames are in the lower half of the division at 17-13-2. Two Canadian teams typically elicit high demand on the secondary market and Saturday’s game will be no exception.
12/21 - Carolina Hurricanes at New York Rangers | Avg. Price: $219.41 | Get-in: $75
Situated in the middle of the Metropolitan Division are the New York Rangers, who will round off this week’s top games list on Sunday when they host the Hurricanes. At 14-10-4, the Rangers have won three straight and will look to capitalize on a depleted Hurricanes team at the end of the week. The average secondary price for Rangers vs Hurricanes tickets is $219.41 and get-in price is $75. The Hurricanes currently sit in the bottom of the division at 8-18-3, which trails just the Oilers as the worst record in the NHL this season.