A Game 1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning was enough to put a jolt into the Pittsburgh Penguins, who stormed back to take Games 2 and 3 and now eye a 3-1 series lead with a win in Tampa tonight. With the Lightning set to play in what could potentially be their final home game of the season, ticket prices on the secondary market for Game 4 have steadily dropped over the last several days.
The average resale price for Game 4 Lightning tickets is now $258.56. That marks a 20% dive on average since Wednesday, when tickets were averaging $324.21. The cheapest tickets to tonight's game are listed from $140.
Should the Penguins take the victory tonight, Game 5 back at Consol Energy Center on Sunday will be a potential series-clinching game in front of the home crowd. Fans hoping to will the Penguins into the Stanley Cup Finals will be in luck, too, as Game 5 is the cheapest game remaining in the Eastern Conference Finals. Tickets are currently averaging $245.83 and the get-in price is $133.
Prices will only increase should the series stretch to Games 6 and 7. The average price for Game 6 tickets at Amalie Arena is now $293.47 while Game 7 owns a current average price of $361.37. The cheapest tickets can be found for $130 and $138, respectively.
The Penguins are looking to enter their fifth Stanley Cup Final in franchise history. They last appeared in the Final during their championship run in 2009, where they defeated the the Detroit Red Wings in seven games. The Lightning are playing in their second consecutive Conference Finals and have found success without captain Steven Stamkos, who remains sidelined following his surgery to remove a blood clot near his right collarbone.