2017 NHL All-Star Game Tickets Averaging Over $400 on Resale Market

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The National Hockey League's brightest stars will convene at Staples Center in Los Angeles for the 62nd annual All-Star Game this weekend. The two-day affair, which will feature a bevy of entertainment on Saturday and Sunday, touches down in Los Angeles for the first time since 2002. And with that long drought now over, NHL All-Star Game tickets are drawing big demand on the resale market.

On TicketIQ, the average resale price for 2017 NHL All-Star Game tickets is now $407. That makes it the third most expensive NHL All-Star Game since 2011. Over that time, however, the league experienced the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season as well as 2014's cancellation of the game due to the Winter Olympics. Even so, this year's All-Star Game is considerably pricier on average than 2011's game at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina and 2015's game at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

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Take a look at how prices stack up for both days at this year's All-Star Weekend below:

1/28/17 NHL All-Star Saturday Night | Average Resale Price: $245 | Get-in Price: $57

The National Hockey League will showcase its best stars on Saturday night at Staples Center in the All-Star Skills Competition. The league will crown new winners in several contests, including the fastest skater, accuracy shot and hardest shot. The most notable change for 2017 is the replacement of the breakaway challenge with the Four-Line Challenge. NHL All-Star Saturday Night tickets currently average $245 and the get-in price is $57, as Montreal Canadiens all-star Shea Weber looks for his third straight hardest shot competition victory in Los Angeles. The average 2017 NHL Saturday Night tickets are 34 percent less expensive than the 2016 ones, and the get-in price shows a 59 percent decrease from the previous year.

 

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1/29/17 NHL All-Star Game | Average Resale Price: $407 | Get-in Price: $129

On Sunday at Staples Center, the NHL will host the 62nd annual All-Star Game as a three-on-three tournament. The fans elected the captains of the four teams: Canadiens goalie Carey Price, Predators defenseman P.K. Subban, Penguins forward Sidney Crosby and Oilers forward Connor McDavid. NHL All-Star Game tickets on TicketIQ currently average $474, and the cheapest available tickets start from $144 each. The average price is more expensive than other recent NHL All-Star Games, except for the 2012 All-Star tickets average price of $498. Each team, which represents one of the four league’s divisions, is led by the coach of the team with the best points percentage as of January 10; the Atlantic Division has the only coach (Michel Therrien) and team captain (Price) from the same team, the Canadiens.

1/28-29/17 NHL All-Star Weekend 2-Day Pass | Average Resale Price: $918 | Get-in Price: $325

The NHL Saturday Night and the NHL All-Star Game are such exciting events, and tickets to both can be purchased with the 2-day pass. NHL All-Star Weekend 2-day passes currently average $918 and start from $325 each. The average price is 30 percent more than the previous year, but the get-in price is just a six percent increase from 2016. The league will be hosting this special weekend for the third consecutive year for the first time since 2009.

Below is the Eastern and Western Conference rosters:

Eastern Conference: 

Atlantic Division

Carey Price (G) Montreal Canadiens
Tuukka Rask (G) Boston Bruins
Nikita Kucherov (F) Tampa Bay Lightning
Brad Marchand (F) Boston Bruins
Auston Matthews (F) Toronto Maple Leafs
Frans Nielsen (F) Detroit Red Wings
Kyle Okposo (F) Buffalo Sabres
Vincent Trocheck (F) Florida Panthers
Victor Hedman (D) Tampa Bay Lightning
Erik Karlsson (D) Ottawa Senators
Shea Weber (D) Montreal Canadiens


Metropolitan Division

Sergei Bobrovsky (G) Columbus Blue Jackets
Braden Holtby (G) Washington Capitals
Sidney Crosby (F) Pittsburgh Penguins
Taylor Hall (F) New Jersey Devils
Evgeni Malkin (F) Pittsburgh Penguins
Alex Ovechkin (F) Washington Capitals
Wayne Simmonds (F) Philadelphia Flyers
John Tavares (F) New York Islanders
Justin Faulk (D) Carolina Hurricanes
Seth Jones (D) Columbus Blue Jackets
Ryan McDonaugh (D) New York Rangers

Western Conference

Central Division

Corey Crawford (G) Chicago Blackhawks
Devan Dubnyk (G) Minnesota Wild
Patrik Laine (F) Winnipeg Jets
Patrick Kane (F) Chicago Blackhawks
Nathan MacKinnon (F) Colorado Avalanche
Tyler Seguin (F) Dallas Stars
Vladimir Tarasenko (F) St. Louis Blues
Jonathan Toews (F) Chicago Blackhawks
P.K. Subban (D) Nashville Predators
Ryan Suter (D) Minnesota Wild
Duncan Keith (D) Chicago Blackhawks


Pacific Division

Martin Jones (G) San Jose Sharks
Mike Smith (G) Arizona Coyotes
Connor McDavid (F) Edmonton Oilers
Jeff Carter (F) Los Angeles Kings
Johnny Gaudreau (F) Calgary Flames
Bo Horvat (F) Vancouver Canucks
Ryan Kesler (F) Anaheim Ducks
Joe Pavelski (F) San Jose Sharks
Brent Burns (D) San Jose Sharks
Drew Doughty (D) Los Angeles Kings
Cam Fowler (D) Anaheim Ducks

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