SBD/Issue 84/The Back of the Book

Turnstile Tracker: Sabres, Thrashers See Boost At Gate

NHL Eastern Conference attendance through Monday, January 19, is down 1.7% when compared with the same date last season. Overall the league is down just 0.4% through the same date. Tomorrow: Western Conference attendance (SportsBusiness Journal research).

TEAM
GAMES
'03-04 TOTAL
AVG.
% CAP.
'02-03 AVG.
%+/-
GAMES
Canadiens
25
502,399
20,096
94.5%
20,384
-1.4%
23
Maple Leafs
21
405,906
19,329
102.7%
19,154
0.9%
24
Flyers
22
423,303
19,241
98.6%
19,210
0.2%
22
Rangers
22
397,129
18,051
99.2%
18,111
-0.3%
24
Senators
27
473,222
17,527
94.7%
16,683
5.1%
24
Lightning
23
388,692
16,900
85.5%
16,554
2.1%
21
Panthers
24
365,270
15,220
79.1%
15,087
0.9%
25
Sabres^
24
358,029
14,918
81.2%
13,040
14.4%
25
Devils
22
322,398
14,654
77.0%
14,191
3.3%
26
Bruins
23
333,259
14,490
82.5%
14,490
0.0%
25
Capitals
23
332,539
14,458
77.4%
15,371
-5.9%
25
Thrashers
24
346,528
14,439
77.9%
12,948
11.5%
23
Islanders
25
318,640
12,746
78.5%
14,388
-11.4%
22
Penguins
22
264,451
12,021
70.9%
14,837
-19.0%
23
Hurricanes
25
298,642
11,946
63.8%
15,595
-23.4%
27
EAST TOTALS
352
5,530,407
15,736
84.0%
16,003
-1.7%
359
NHL TOTALS
698
11,361,445
16,277
88.3%
16,341
-.4%
727

NOTES: ^ = Buffalo total includes attendance for one regular-season home game played in Rochester, NY, at Blue Cross Arena (capacity: 11,146).

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