Thursday, April 13, 2006

On attendance

A look at how attendance has changed in all 30 NHL cities in the year following the lockout:

Well, at least numbers are up in Chicago.


At 11:31 a.m., April 13, 2006, Blogger CMcMurtry said...

Those Nashville numbers have to be discouraging to the club. The team is in the top half of the Western Conference from day one, and for a lot of the season was still contending with the Wings for the division title, and they couldn't average more than 15,000?

On the flipside, the fact Minnesota and to a lesser extent Columbus draw what they do shows why they were the best expansion choices in years.

At 2:54 p.m., April 13, 2006, Blogger James Mirtle said...

Columbus has to start getting a winning product there — fast. In their first two seasons, they sold out 75% of their games, and attendance has steadily declined since then.

At 2:20 a.m., April 14, 2006, Anonymous jon said...

I find it funny that Edmonton's 2004 number is higher than the seating capacity at Rexall place (16,839). Even when it was higher, it was only around 17,100.


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