NHL Average Attendance Up 0.2% In ’19-20; Blackhawks Lead

According to Sports Business Journal, the NHL has seen a 0.2% increase in average home attendance this season through Sunday, as games are averaging 17,123 fans, up from 17,086 over the same period last season. The Blackhawks continue to lead all teams with a 21,356 average at United Center, up 0.4% from 21,264 last season, despite missing the playoffs in ’18-19 for the second consecutive year.

The Islanders (+11.6%) and Hurricanes (+22.4%) are the only two teams experiencing double-digit increases thus far, with the latter seeing the largest percent increase in the league, following their run to the Eastern Conference Final last season.

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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