Canadiens & Maple Leafs Renew Rivalry in This Week's Most Expensive NHL Game
October 26, 2016
One of the NHL's biggest rivalries will write its next chapter this weekend. The surging Montreal Canadiens prepare to host the Toronto Maple Leafs at Bell Centre on Saturday, and the two teams clash in what will be the top-priced NHL game this week. The Boston Bruins travel to Midtown Manhattan to take on the New York Rangers for a mid-week battle while the Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers meet in the third priciest game of the week on Friday. The Canucks will be right back in the mix the following night when they host the Washington Capitals while the Nashville Predators and San Jose Sharks round out the list when they play at SAP Center on Saturday.
Check out the complete list of the top-priced NHL games this week below:
10/29/16 Toronto Maple Leafs @ Montreal Canadiens | Average Resale Price: $248.04 | Get-in Price: $88
The first of four meetings between the Leafs and Habs during the regular season will take place this weekend, and it serves as the week's most expensive NHL game on the secondary market. Canadiens tickets on TicketIQ now own a $248.04 average and the cheapest are listed from $88 each. The two teams will meet again at Bell Centre on November 19 in what will be an even pricier affair, with tickets averaging over $300 and the cheapest priced from $111 each.
10/26/16 Boston Bruins @ New York Rangers | Average Resale Price: $224.74 | Get-in Price: $99
Madison Square Garden will be the site of the second most expensive game this week. The Rangers will host the Bruins on Wednesday, and the average resale price for Rangers tickets at MSG is now $224.74. If looking just to get past the gates at the Garden the get-in price currently starts from $99. The Blueshirts have skated to a 4-2-0 record over the first two weeks of the season and will look to capitalize on their Metropolitan division foes in the Bruins, who own a 3-3-0 record entering Wednesday's contest.
10/28/16 Edmonton Oilers @ Vancouver Canucks | Average Resale Price: $186.69 | Get-in Price: $70
The city of Vancouver will host two of this week's top-priced games as the Canucks welcome the Oilers and Capitals in back-to-back nights on Friday and Saturday. Their battle with the Oilers on Friday is this week's third most expensive game, with Canucks tickets against the Oilers averaging $186.69 and the get-in price listed from $70. The Canucks ride a three-game losing streak into the weekend while the Oilers are on a three-game winning streak heading into Wednesday night's game against the Capitals.
10/29/16 Washington Capitals @ Vancouver Canucks | Average Resale Price: $170.82 | Get-in Price: $51
Saturday will see the Canucks welcome the Capitals to Rogers Arena for the fourth most expensive game this week. The Capitals have held their own in the wake of their Presidents' Trophy-winning season last year, and they'll hope to continue their winning ways in western Canada this week. Canucks tickets against the Capitals own a $170.82 average on the secondary market and the cheapest tickets can be found from $51 each.
10/29/16 Nashville Predators @ San Jose Sharks | Average Resale Price: $153.83 | Get-in Price: $69
Rounding out this week's top games is a Saturday matchup between the defending Western Conference champion Sharks and Predators at SAP Center. The Conference Semifinal rematch is generating big demand on the secondary market, as Sharks tickets at SAP Center are averaging $153.83 and the cheapest tickets are listed from $69 each against the Predators. It will be the third most expensive game remaining on the Sharks' home schedule, trumped by a December 10 game with the Carolina Hurricanes ($171.21 avg.) and a November 5 Stanley Cup Final rematch with the Pittsburgh Penguins ($179.44 avg.).