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NHL Western Conference teams were averaging 16,550 fans per game through Tuesday, down 1.4% from the same period last year. The Blackhawks lead all clubs with 21,402 fans per game at United Center. Despite having the league's best record through Nov. 8, the Stars are seeing the largest decrease at 27.6%. The Coyotes are also seeing a double-digit decrease, down 10.9% in average attendance. See yesterday's issue for Eastern Conference figures (THE DAILY).
NHL WESTERN CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE THROUGH NOVEMBER 8 HOME TEAMGMSTOTALAVG.% CAP.PREV.% +/-GMS ('10-11) Blackhawks8171,21521,402108.5%21,0701.6%10 Red Wings8160,52820,066100.0%19,0865.1%7 Flames8154,31219,289100.0%19,2890.0%8 Blues595,75019,150100.0%19,1500.0%6 Canucks6113,16018,860100.0%18,8600.0%7 Kings8144,78918,09999.9%18,0600.2%6 Sharks6105,37217,562100.0%17,5620.0%6 Wild8135,72616,96693.9%17,456-2.8%9 Oilers8134,71216,839100.0%16,8390.0%6 Predators582,36116,47296.3%16,1112.2%6 Avalanche690,43915,07383.7%14,7022.5%6 Ducks575,13115,02687.5%14,6182.8%7 Blue Jackets791,00613,00171.7%12,7272.2%8 Coyotes880,19110,02458.5%11,246-10.9%7 Stars770,00910,00154.0%13,807-27.6%8 W.C TOTALS1031,704,70116,55090.5%16,781-1.4%107 NHL TOTALS2103,585,02817,07293.1%16,9770.6%203
NOTES: Attendance figures for the Compuware NHL Premiere series have been replaced with the team's home capacity. All NHL attendance data is based on totals posted immediately following games. Figures do not reflect any subsequent adjustments made by teams or the league. '10-11 NHL figures include data for the Atlanta Thrashers, who relocated to Winnipeg after the season.