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Cheap tickets?

Bailey said ticket prices for Canucks games skyrocketed after seasons of regular playoff appearances.

“Had they treated their fans properly in the first place, they wouldn’t be in this [scrambling] position,” the seller said.

The easiest way to get more fans to games could be to bring ticket prices back down, and the team is doing that — at least, sort of.

It’s offering what’s known around many sports leagues as “dynamic pricing.” That means for games against teams that either aren’t very good or well known, tickets can be sold for as low as $48.

Meanwhile, for teams like the Pittsburgh Penguins or even the Edmonton Oilers, which currently have some of the brightest stars in the game, tickets are at least double the price.

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