(UPDATE 5/11/15) After holding a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Montreal Canadiens, the Tampa Bay Lightning have not been able to close the series out. Montreal has won the past two games and could force a Game 7 with a win in Tampa on Tuesday night. On the secondary market, the average price of Lightning playoff tickets for Game 6 is $273.54 at Amalie Arena. The get-in price of the game is $49. If the Canadiens win and force a Game 7 at Centre Bell, tickets will be almost double the price. Currently the average price of Canadiens playoff tickets for Game 7 is $508.58 with a get-in price of $162.
Lightning Game 4 Tickets Against The Canadiens Are Averaging $143 Per Seat On Secondary Market
(UPDATE 5/7/15) Tampa Bay is on the verge of making its first Eastern Conference Finals since the 2010-11 season. That year they lost to the Boston Bruins in seven games. With one more win over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night, the Lightning will complete a sweep and await for the winner of the New York Rangers-Washington Capitals series. Secondary market Lightning playoff tickets for Game 4 on Thursday night current have an average price of $142.75 and a get-in price of $68. That’s even down 7.3% following the Game 3 win. As the Canadiens will have a tough road to come back in the series, many Lightning fans could be holding out for Eastern Conference Finals tickets.
2015 Lightning Vs Canadiens Playoff Tickets For Game 3 Are Down 38% Since Monday
(UPDATE 5/6/15) Up 2-0, the Tampa Bay Lightning have a commanding series lead over the Montreal Canadiens. The Lightning were able to win the first two games of the series in Montreal and head home with high odds of reaching the Conference Finals. Game 3 will be played Wednesday night at Amalie Arena. Lightning playoff tickets for Game 3 have an average price of $125.35 and a get-in price of $5. Game 4 on Friday, which will be a possible series clincher, is only slightly more expensive with an average price of $150.29.
2015 Lighting Vs Canadiens Playoff Tickets For Game 3 Are Averaing $200 Per Seat
(UPDATE 5/4/15) The Tampa Bay Lightning have yet to lose to the Montreal Canadiens this season. After going 5-0 against Montreal in the regular season, Tampa Bay has won the first two games of their second round series and head home with a 2-0 series lead. However, Tampa fans might be expecting a series win and waiting to buy tickets for the Conference Finals as ticket prices have not moved much on the secondary market. Lightning playoff tickets have an average price of $200.97 on the secondary market for Game 3 and an average price of $214.23 for Game 4.
2015 Canadiens vs. Lightning Playoff Tickets Are 19% Higher At Centre Bell Than Amalie Arena
(4/30/15) After taking a 2-0 win against the Detroit Red Wings in Game 7, the Tampa Bay will head into a second round matchup against the Montreal Canadiens. Due to edging out the Lightning in points during the regular season, thanks to two more overtime losses with the same amount of wins, the Canadiens will have home ice advantage. The series will start Friday night at Centre Bell.
Across the four potential home games for Montreal, Canadiens playoff tickets have an average price of $387.42 on the secondary market. Prices on the secondary market are not drastically different from the overall series average and the first two guaranteed games. The average price for Games 1 and 2 in Montreal is $366.51, only 5.3% below the series average. The Canadiens will also see the more expensive tickets for the series, with games at Centre Bell being 19% more expensive than games at Amalie Arena.
Lightning playoff tickets have an average price of $330 on the secondary market across their three home games. That average is slightly skewed by the current price for Game 6, which has an average price of $443.08. The combined average price for the two guaranteed home games, Games 3 and 4, is just $295.39. Tampa Bay went 2-2 in their four home games against the Red Wings in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Games 3 and 4 will be played as a back-to-back on Wednesday and Thursday night.
Montreal and Tampa Bay met five times during the regular season and the Lightning went 5-0. Only one games was decided by one goal, a 1-0 overtime game on March 10. Three of the five games came in the month of March. Tampa Bay won the other two games, 4-2 and 5-3.