May 21, 2024

NHL says single-season attendance record set in 2023-24

NEW YORK– On Tuesday, the NHL announced that it had more than 22 million fans for the first time in a single-season. This time, 5 million viewers will be thronging stadiums and arenas.

With 18 games remaining in the regular season, the league claimed the new level of 22,560,634 was set and that buildings have been filled 97 % of the time. The playoffs will start on Saturday and the period ends on Thursday.

The previous history was 22,436,532 in 2022-23. This is the second season with 32 team.

The New York Rangers and Islanders ‘ outdoor game at MetLife Stadium in February was the most popular sport in the NHL’s 106-year past, with almost 80,000 spectators there.

Additionally, the report includes the World Series game played at Avicii Arena in Stockholm, the Heritage Classic at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, and the Winter Classic at T-Mobile Park in Seattle.

This year is anticipated to bring in record revenues of about$ 6. 2 billion.