Daniel Carcillo lifts up the Stanley Cup at the Blackhawks championship rally at Soldier Field on Thursday, June 18, 2015. | Ashlee Rezin/for Sun-Times Media

Blackhawks ticket prices up 60 percent on secondary market

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Three Stanley Cups in six years is good for business.

That’s true for the Blackhawks and just as true for the secondary ticket market.

According to Forbes, Blackhawks year-over-year ticket prices on the secondary market have increased by more than 60 percent on average.

According to TiqIQ, the average secondary price for 2015 Blackhawks tickets at the United Center is $409.71. That marks a 63.5% jump from last season’s average of $250.53. It is not surprising that the team’s most expensive game comes against the Rangers on October 7. With the 2014-15 Stanley Cup championship banner being raised prior to puck drop against a top-tier opponent, the average price for Blackhawks vs Rangers tickets is currently $750.91 on the secondary market, 83.2% above the season average, and the cheapest available ticket is now $253.

The second-most expensive game, per Forbes, will be when the Blackhawks meet the Boston Bruins on April 3. Tickets for the game have a secondary market average price of $518.28 with a get-in price of $107.

If you want to see the Hawks on the “cheap” this season, your best bet is the home game against the Florida Panthers on Oct. 22. Tickets right now have a secondary market average of $298.21, and the cheapest ticket is $64, according to the report.

Read the full story from Forbes here.

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