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Blues-Blackhawks Game 4 Is Most Expensive First-Round Ticket

04 / 16 / 14

Game 4 of the Blues-Blackhawks series is "the most expensive ticket for the first round" of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, with ticket marketplace Vivid Seats pegging the average price at $346 for the April 23 contest. Game 3 of the series, which also will be played at Chicago's United Center, "rank...

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