The Boston Bruins swept the Pittsburgh Penguins en route to their second Stanley Cup Final in three seasons. The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Los Angeles Kings in 2OT in Game 5 to advance and have a chance at the Cup. The two Original Six franchises and Conference Champs will begin play Wednesday.
Will the Chicago Blackhawks beat the odds and win both the Presidents’ Trophy and Stanley Cup in the same year? According to Nicholas Goss of Bleacher Report, since the Detroit Red Wings captured the 2001-02 Stanley Cup and Presidents’ Trophy, just one team has won both awards in the same season, and only two clubs have reached the Cup Final. The Hawks had the better regular season record and will therefore have home-ice advantage, playing Games 1, 2, 5 and 7 (if nec.) in Chicago at the United Center.
Prior to both teams advancing, Steve Dimatteo of Fansided talked about the potential showdown between Chicago and Boston and what it would mean to NHL Fans should two of the Original Six meet in the Finals.
NHL Stanley Cup Finals Tickets
Stanley Cup Finals tickets are averaging $1,386 in 2013. Game 5 in Chicago is the priciest at this time while Game 3 in Boston is the cheapest. Bruins tickets for the Stanley Cup Finals are averaging $1,323 for Games 3, 4, and 6 in Boston. The price tag is about double what Eastern Conference Finals tickets had cost at TD Garden ($655). Blackhawks tickets for the Stanley Cup Finals are averaging slightly more at $1455 For Games 1, 2, 5 and 7. Western Conference Finals tickets in Chicago averaged $723.
|Date||Time||Stanley Cup Finals Tickets||Get-in Price||Avg. Price|
|June 12, 2013||7:00PM||Bruins at Blackhawks – HG 1 – Game 1||$416.00||$1,251.77|
|June 15, 2013||7:00PM||Bruins at Blackhawks – HG 2 – Game 2||$448.00||$1,138.04|
|June 17, 2013||8:00PM||Blackhawks at Bruins – HG 1 – Game 3||$457.00||$1,134.16|
|June 19, 2013||8:00PM||Blackhawks at Bruins – HG 2 – Game 4||$487.00||$1,143.33|
|June 22, 2013||7:00PM||Bruins at Blackhawks – HG 3 – Game 5 (If Nec.)||$697.00||$2,009.85|
|June 24, 2013||8:00PM||Blackhawks at Bruins – HG 3 – Game 6 (If Nec.)||$673.00||$1,647.17|
|June 26, 2013||7:00PM||Bruins at Blackhawks – HG 4 – Game 7 (If Nec.)||$888.00||$1,692.27|
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