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USA - Canada Olympic Hockey Tickets for Dream Match Up Hotter Than Super Bowl

(February 27, 2010)

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/27/10 -- FanSnap®, the largest live event ticket search engine for fans, today announced that Olympic Gold Medal hockey tickets are available for the most highly anticipated matchup of the Winter Games, and perhaps in the history of Canadian sports.

Tickets to see Team USA play Team Canada for Olympic Hockey gold are averaging $4,313. That's more than three times the average price of Stanley Cup Finals tickets and $1,000 more than the average price for Super Bowl tickets.

"U.S. and Canadian hockey fans who missed out on an NHL All Star Game this year, are getting something even better as the Sharks' Joe Thornton, Penguins' Sidney Crosby, Rangers' Chris Drury and Sabres' Ryan Miller and their teammates face off on behalf of their countries," said FanSnap CEO Mike Janes.

Prices for Olympic Gold Medal hockey tickets have mirrored Canadian fans' excitement for their national team's prospects throughout the Winter Games. Prices started high and rose to nearly $5000 per ticket following early wins by Team Canada. Average ticket prices then plummeted after the Team USA win over the host team. Prices continued to decline to $3,613 until the inspiring Canadian win over Russia. Gold Medal game ticket prices have rebounded strongly as it became apparent there would be a USA - Canada rematch in the final, and are now $4,313.

The FanSnap ticket search engine finds detailed ticket listings from 50+ ticket websites totaling more than 17 million sports, theater and concert tickets to 80,000 events. Using FanSnap, fans compare and select the best value tickets available online. Fans can set SeatAlerts that notify them when tickets that meet their specific needs become available.

FanSnap was named to the "PC World 100: Best Products of 2009" and also named "Most Innovative New Search Engine" of the Search Engine Watch (SEW) Awards 2009.

About FanSnap is the live event ticket search engine for fans. Our mission is to provide the most comprehensive, accurate, fast and easy-to-use resource for fans to find best value tickets to sports, concerts, and theatre events. FanSnap provides free ticket search results for dozens of the leading ticket providers, including TicketsNow, TicketNetwork, StubHub, RazorGator, Las Vegas Tickets, Gold Coast Tickets, eBay, Barry's Tickets, AllShows, and Ace Ticket. Our detailed ticket-level search results are made possible by the combination of strategic industry partnerships and systems integration, as well as our FanSnap TicketData(SM) systems and patent-pending dynamic FanSnap Maps(SM). is also optimized for iPhone access. Palo Alto, CA-based FanSnap was founded in 2007 and is funded by General Catalyst Partners and Highland Capital Partners.

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