September 27, 2013 10:00 ET

Boston Bruins, New York Rangers Are Top-Selling NHL Teams at

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT--(Marketwired - Sep 27, 2013) - After a prolonged lockout cost the NHL nearly half its season in 2012, hockey fans across North America are looking forward to a full schedule of games in 2013.

Leading up to the start of the season, Boston Bruins tickets are the best-selling among all of the NHL teams listed at Following closely behind is their nearby rival, the New York Rangers, whose games at Madison Square Garden rank second. Combined, tickets for the two "Original Six" franchises' home games have accounted for nearly one-quarter of all NHL tickets sales on the online ticket marketplace.

"It's not surprising to see these two teams leading the way in sales; they are both major northeast markets that have strong ties to the game of hockey," said Tim Fraser, sports specialist at "Overall, this should be a very strong year for the NHL."

For the first time in NHL history, the 2013-14 NHL season will also feature six outdoor games in addition to the annual Winter Classic. Fans can catch these outdoor games in Los Angeles (Jan. 25), New York City (Jan. 25-26), Chicago (Mar. 1), and Vancouver (Mar. 2). The Winter Classic will take place in Ann Arbor, MI, on New Year's Day.

The puck drops on the regular season October 1.

Ticket sales data as of 9/25/2013, 11:30 a.m. EDT. All trademarks remain property of their respective owners. does not claim any right or ownership to any of the names contained in this release. These names are strictly used for descriptive purposes and do not imply an endorsement or partnership.

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