Tuesday, September 23, 2008

What Does Ticket Hike Buy Us?

Steve Soldwedel at The Blue Seats wonders what the recent ticket increase the Rangers implemented buys us fans...

Buy your "cheap" seat tickets online and you can tack on a $10 per ticket "convenience" charge with an extra $3.15 thrown in for "processing" and a pair will run you $115.

That's one-hundred fifteen simoleons. For the worst seats in the house. For a team that didn't have the decency to let Brendan Shanahan decide his own fate, instead letting him twist in the wind all off-season long. For a team that cut loose Sean Avery, a dynamic and energizing player beloved by the fans for his intensity and agitating style...

...this piece is very similar to the column I wrote two months ago. See here.

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

Pre-season games should be half price or free. I think there were 17,000 people at the Ottawa game IN Ottawa but about....70 people at the Rangers game vs Sens.