Ticket Prices for the Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden are Crazy

The New York Rangers win Game Six of the Eastern Conference Final in the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 29 Photograph by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

The National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup Final begins tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The match-up is a dream for the NHL: the Los Angeles Kings vs. the New York Rangers, the second-largest TV market in the country vs. the largest. For the Rangers, it’s a chance to steal some attention from Madison Square Garden’s other tenant, the Knicks. Games three, four, and potentially six will happen at the Garden, and they are fast becoming some of the most expensive tickets in New York’s history.

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