The Huntington Center, home arena of the Toledo Walleye (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The NCAA shouldn't be be shocked when the Midwest Regional in Toledo, Ohio is sparsely attended. Wow! I can't believe that the NCAA wants their regional games to be played in half empty arenas in town that aren't probably your first choice as a destination.
Three games for 75 dollars or two days of hockey is a bit steep in my opinion. Official Press Release...
INDIANAPOLIS – Tickets for the 2013 Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship regional rounds are now on sale.
The Northeast regional tickets, held at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H., and hosted by New Hampshire, are available for $75. Start times for the first-round games are 4:30 and 8 p.m. ET on March 29, while the regional final is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. ET on March 30.
Start times for the East regional at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I., hosted by Brown will be 5:30 and 9 p.m. ET for the first-round games on March 30, with the regional final scheduled for 6:30 p.m. ET on March 31. Tickets for the three-game package are $75.
The Midwest regional at the Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio, hosted by Bowling Green will have first-round start times of 1:30 and 5 p.m. ET on March 30, while the regional final will be 4 p.m. ET on March 31. Tickets for the three-game package are $75.
Tickets for the West regional at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich., hosted by Michigan are on sale for $60 until Dec. 31 and will then increase to $65. The first-round contests are at 2 and 5:30 p.m. ET on March 29, while the regional final is scheduled for 4 p.m. ET on March 30.
Tickets for all sites can be purchased by visiting the respective arena box office, calling (800) 745-3000 or online atwww.NCAA.com/frozenfour. If any of the host schools are selected to participate in the 2013 Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship, they will be assigned to their host site. Times for all regional contests are subject to change.