Chicago BlackhawksThe Hawks are now one home win away from their third Stanley Cup championship in six years, Fans without tickets and wanting to watch history at the United Center in Chicago better be prepared for sticker shock, prices for Monday night’s Game 6 between the Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning are ranging from $1,000 for a standing room-only ticket with the cheapest real seat going for nearly $2,000 each, the demand comes from the potential Blackhawks winning their first Stanley Cup on home ice since 1938 and fans would be witnesses to the extraordinary feat first-handed.

The Blackhawks are trying win three Stanley Cups within a six-year period since the Detroit Red Wings accomplished that feat from 1997-2002, Chicago scored early in the third period and held on for a 2-1 win over Tampa Bay in Game 5 on Saturday night, taking a 3-2 series lead back to their home ice for Monday night. Less than an hour after the game, the prices went soaring through the roof, standing room-only seats have a face value of $140. Upper goal section seats, that have a single-game face value of $285, are listed for $2,445 each, for the Club level center tickets that have a face value of $650 are listed as $4,816 each, and the cheapest tickets right up against the glass, with a face value of $1,200, are listed at more than $10,000 apiece..

The Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup in Detroit in 1961, in Philadelphia in 2010 and in Boston in 2013, on Monday, Chicago Blackhawks fans will be hoping to witness something they haven’t seen in 77 years: watching their team win a Stanley Cup on home ice, Toews and company are no strangers to Lord Stanley’s holy grail, however, after raising it in Philadelphia in 2010 and Boston in 2013.

The Hawks, up 3-2 in the Stanley Cup Final after dispatching Tampa Bay 2-1 Saturday, started at around the -166 at sportsbooks, and specifically -170 for our own line as the Blackhawks sit comfortably in the favorite side.


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