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TicketNetwork(R) Tracks Ticket Statistics for 2012 NHL & NBA PlayoffsAverage Ticket Prices Rebound According to Data From TicketNetwork(R) Exchange (April 26, 2012)
SOUTH WINDSOR, CT -- (Marketwire) -- 04/26/12 -- TicketNetwork®, the leading online ticket exchange for events and an innovative technology solutions provider for both ticket buyers and sellers, today announced that average prices for NBA and NHL Stanley Cup playoff tickets sold on its online ticket exchange have risen compared to 2011.
While fans are paying more to catch both leagues' playoffs this season, NBA ticket prices have seen the most significant increase. So far in 2012, consumers have paid an average $182 per ticket for the NBA playoffs, compared to an average $129 per ticket during the same period last year. Meanwhile, 2012 NHL playoff games have sold on the Exchange for an average $122 per ticket, compared to $117 per ticket in 2011.
"It is clear that demand for tickets purchased on the secondary market has increased for these two professional leagues over the course of just one year," said Doug Kruse, co-CEO, TicketNetwork. "This statistical data suggests that NBA and NHL fans alike are digging deeper in 2012 to see the best teams in the league compete on the hardwood and ice."
To inquire about tickets sales trends for the NBA or NHL playoffs, please contact Viveca Woods at [email protected].
TicketNetwork® hosts the leading online marketplace for event tickets to concert, sport, and theater events around the country and the world. Through our vast network of websites, we connect buyers and sellers from around the country, with ticket inventory listings to more than 80,000 events worldwide. Our company's flagship software product, TicketNetwork® Point-of-Sale, powers real-time ticket transactions through our Online Exchange, making it the leading innovative software platform in the secondary ticket industry. Our signature retail website TicketNetwork.com is both Payment Card Industry (PCI) and EVSSL-certified, ranking it among the top secure sites for event tickets in the secondary market. TicketNetwork, Inc. subsidiaries include Ticket Software LLC, TicketLiquidator.com, and TicketNews. TicketNetwork® was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in South Windsor, Connecticut.
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