• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

AHL ticket holders snap up more than 4,000 NHL seats in Winnipeg, team says

WINNIPEG - The owners of Winnipeg's new NHL team say they have sold more than 4,000 season tickets in just over a day.

The as-yet unnamed team wants to sell 13,000 season tickets before the June 21 NHL board of governors meeting where the Atlanta Thrashers move to Winnipeg will be approved.

The count, which is updated each afternoon on the team's website, shows 4,170 have been sold.

Currently, only season ticket holders for the AHL Manitoba Moose are getting a chance to secure between four and eight seats each.

There are about 2,000 Moose fans who had season seats.

Tickets go on sale to everyone on Saturday.

Meanwhile, the MTS Centre, where the team will play, is getting a sneak peak at its NHL future, or make that the past.

"Keep Your Head Up Kid: The Don Cherry Story" is shooting a sequel and using the arena to recreate a 1979 NHL game between the Boston Bruins and Colorado Rockies, two teams Cherry coached.

More Stories

Dig deep if you want to get a ticket to Game 5 of Stanley Cup final

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - You may have to be a Hollywood celebrity to afford Game 5 of the Stanley...

Demand for tickets for Game 3 of Stanley Cup final sets StubHub record

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Demand for tickets for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup final has made the...

Buffalo Sabres hike season-ticket prices by as much as $4 per game following last-place finish

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres are raising the price of season tickets despite coming off...

Toronto restaurant earns thanks and game tickets from Boston Bruins

BOSTON - Stranded in Toronto because of a plane malfunction, the Boston Bruins suddenly found...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Who is more likely to get an NHL job again first?




Contests

Our Partners