03/20/2008 4:57 PM - From ChicagoBlackhawks.com: (link)
The Chicago Blackhawks had their 8th sellout crowd of the season last night when 20,942 fans were in attendance to watch the Blackhawks defeat the Washington Capitals 5-0. It was also the 9th time this season that a crowd of over 20,000 was in attendance.
On December 23rd versus Edmonton, the Blackhawks drew their first crowd of over 20,000 this season when 20, 151 were in attendance. Since then, the Blackhawks have sold out eight games.
The sold-out games were as follows:
December 26th vs. Nashville – 20,511
With four games remaining on the home schedule, the Blackhawks have an opportunity to sell out at least 10 games before the season is over. The remaining home schedule is as follows:
Sunday, March 23rd vs. St. Louis – 2:00 p.m.
• Ticket Sales are up 45% (after 36 games) of last year. This represents over 3,600 more paid tickets per game.
BLACKHAWKS MERCHANDISE SALES
• Fandemonium sales up 184%