At the United Center the Stanley Cup Finals banner is already hung as preparations for game one of the series are underway.
Just down the road at Gunzo’s Sports, fans are excited for game one and they’re buying up merchandise.
The big ticket items are the tickets themselves. On stubhub.com, you can spend about $200 for standing room only tickets or a ridiculous $77,777.77 for closer seats.
It’s a price local ticket broker Gold Coast Tickets is likely a practical joke.
They still have plenty of tickets left for game one–but it’ll cost you.
One ticket in the lower section, 100 level, center ice can run upwards of $2000. The normal face value for it–about $500.