Chicago Blackhawks News – 2013 Blackhawks Updates
7/30/13 - Your reigning Stanley Cup Champions, the Chicago Blackhawks return as the only Original Six member in the West. To watch the raising of Chicago's Stanley Cup banner
you'll pay an average ticket price of $563 for opening night against the Capitals. Chicago Blackhawks vs. Washington Capitals tickets start at $244, that will get you a seat inside United Center to see the banner raised to the rafters. Aside from the Detroit Red Wings move to the Eastern Conference weakening the rivalry with the Chicago Blackhawks, most of the West rivalries remain unbroken. A must-see Western Conference game is December 15 Chicago Blackhawks vs. Los Angeles Kings in a 2013 Western Conference Finals
rematch. The past two Stanley Cup Champions will meet for the first time since the Kings lost the Conference Finals to the President’s Trophy winner Hawks.In regards to top inter-conference matches that standout on the Blackhawks schedule, don't miss Chicago Blackhawks vs. Boston Bruins on January 19 in a Stanley Cup Finals
rematch. The two storied programs will meet for the first time since the SCF in Chicago.
In this lockout-shortened National Hockey League season, it is proving important to get off to a strong start, and one team, the Chicago Blackhawks, have taken that mission to heart, having recently matched a league record for most consecutive games with a point earned at the beginning of a season. The Blackhawks are not only second in the league overall in goals per game average, they are also second in the league at the moment in goals against average as well, all of which contribute to a well-oiled machine on the United Center
ice. Right wing Patrick Kane is leading the way for the Blackhawks in both goals scored and assists, which is also putting him in the top five in points leaguewide. Also making major contributions are Jonathan Toews, who leads the team in plus-minus; as well as winger Marian Hossa, center Patrick Sharp; and defenseman Duncan Keith, who provides not only some offensive support, but is also an on-ice enforcer who is second on the team in penalty minutes. In net, both Corey Crawford and Ray Emery have proven to be nearly unbeatable; Crawford is in the top five in the league in both save percentage as well as goals-against average. Emery has a higher goals-against average, but has a strong save percentage. All in all, the Blackhawks are front and center in any discussion of who may capture the Stanley Cup
in this year's campaign.
How much are Chicago Blackhawks tickets at the United Center? 2013 Blackhawks tickets average $185, making the Hawks the 6th most popular NHL
home team this season and 2nd most popular US team (behind the Pittsburgh Penguins
). Chicago Blackhawks hockey fans who want to score a deal will find cheap Blackhawks tickets in the $60-$70 range at most home games. In addition to being one of the most popular home teams, the Blackhawks have become one of the most watched road teams this season too, with Blackhawks road game tickets averaging $128 — that's 30% cheaper than home games in Chicago. Which Blackhawks tickets are hot enough to melt the ice at the United Center? The Blackhawks schedule includes upcoming home games versus the Colorado Avalanche
(3/6), LA Kings
(3/25), Anaheim Ducks
(3/29), Nashville Predators
(4/1) and Detroit Red Wings