The San Jose Sharks’ second half is shaping up to be a good one. As has become habit for the team, the Sharks look like they’re once again posted to challenge in the Western Conference playoffs. Because the Western is so stacked this year, however, the Sharks will need to excel during the second half, especially at home.
Tickets to this interstate contest against the Anaheim Ducks are, on average, $169. That’s up 36 percent. Get-in rates are available for $54, though. For the Ducks, Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf lead the way, forming one of the league’s most unheralded scoring duos.
When Malkin, Crosby and the Penguins come to town, fans will shell out $161 on average at the SAP Center. That figure is down one percent. Lower price tickets are available for $52. The Sharks need to watch out for Chris Kunitz. The diminutive Penguins forward is on a tear this season.
Against the Canadiens, tickets will be $157 on average at the SAP Center, a figure that is down three percent. Fans can also get into SAP for $48. The Habs are hot in December, having gone 6-3 so far. Habs defenseman P.K. Subban is having a Norris Trophy type of year.
When the Bruins make the trip across the country, fans can expect to pay $154 on average at SAP Center. That rate is down four percent, and get-in tickets can be had for $62. In Boston, Zdeno Chara is having a bounce back year. Not only defensively stout, Chara is on pace for one of the best offensive seasons of his career.
When these two Western Conference juggernauts collide, ticket will be $147 on average at the SAP Center, a figure that is down a staggering 13 percent. Plus, get-in rates are available for this game against the Blackhawks for $58. Patrick Kane is off to a red hot start for the Hawks. His 46 points thus far is good for second in the league in scoring.