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Bruins Attendance Down; Empty Seats Popping Up In Vancouver
Published December 4, 2006
|Bruins Rank 24th In NHL In
Average Attendance This Season
STREAKING TO A HALT? In Vancouver, Ben Kuzma noted the Canucks posted their 140th consecutive sellout on Saturday, but with the team “playing around the .500 level -– and struggling to score goals –- empty seats have been popping up.” Four hours before Thursday’s home game against the Ducks, fans “could still purchase prime tickets”; Ticketmaster had a pair of lower-bowl center-ice seats or two blueline seats for C$179.25 each. Also, tickets on the secondary market are “often sold below face value.” A local ticket broker said, “It’s not a hot ticket, given the way they are playing. But it could also be the (snowy) weather and trouble getting to games” (Vancouver PROVINCE, 12/3).