Want to go to one of the Arizona wolf games this season?
It will cost you more than you are used to paying.
Due to lower capacity at the team’s temporary home, ASU’s 5,000-seat Mullet Arena, demand for and prices for single game tickets are on the rise.
As of Wednesday morning, the lowest-cost tickets were for the opening game of the Coyotes’ game against the Winnipeg Jets on October 28. $267 per dollar before fees on Ticketmaster.com.
With fees they were more than $315 each.
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The Coyotes announced a very limited stock of tickets for one regular season game on Monday.
ESPN recently reported that the . file Wolves expect to sell every home game in ASU. The site also reported that season ticket revenue for the team was 50% higher than that at the team’s former stadium in Glendale, Gila River Arena.
“We have been overwhelmed by the demand for tickets to see Coyotes play our games at Mullet Arena this season,” Xavier Gutierrez, Coyotes’ president and CEO, said in a statement.
He added, “Obviously it was our priority to take care of loyal and enthusiastic season ticket members first, but we felt it was important to make a very limited number of single game tickets available to the general public so they could enjoy what we believe will be one of the best nightly experiences in the entire NHL.” .
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The increase in single-game ticket prices at the Mullett Arena for the Coyotes Games doesn’t appear to be limited to the main opening match.
It was the cheapest tickets for the team’s second match in the ring $240 before fees As of Wednesday morning.
They cost over $283 each in fees.
The Wolves priced each seat along with the ASU student section in the ring as a low seat
When single-match tickets were announced, the average ticket price at Mullet Arena was $170, but that appears to be rising with demand for wolves-watching at the smaller venue.
The NHL average is $154.
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ASU’s student division seats about 400 and Wolves will offer special student rates ranging from $25 to $50 per game.
“We know this will be sold out in every game and we had no doubts that this would be the case,” Gutierrez recently told ESPN. “We could have sold this to our current season ticket base, but we didn’t think that was the right approach. We want to make sure fans who haven’t played a match before can try it. This is very difficult when capacity has been reduced.”
ESPN reported that the average ticket price at the Gila River Arena for Coyotes was in the $90 range.
“We don’t manipulate people here,” Gutierrez said. “You’re a little above the NHL average now while you were a lot below the NHL average before. And we’re in a much more central area.”
The Coyotes play their first six games on the road next season from October 13-25, then play four home games against the Jets, New York Rangers, Florida Panthers and Dallas Stars from October 28 through November. 3.
Then they have 14 road trips from November 5 to December. 7 before returning home to face the Boston Bruins on December 9.
The cheapest tickets available for the match against the Bruins on Ticketmaster as of Wednesday were for $450 each before fees ($531 each with fees).
Republic reporter Gina Ortiz contributed to this story.
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