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Knicks, Rangers To Report Strong Season-Ticket Renewal Rates

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 20 / 14

The NHL Rangers during today's MSG earnings call will announce a season-ticket renewal rate of 93%, while the Knicks will announce a 91% rate. The Knicks' hiring of Phil Jackson "appears to have created a sense of optimism among their fan base." The renewal rate for the Rangers, coming off a Stanl...

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