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24/7 Wall Street: The Most Expensive Tickets in Sports

2. Winnipeg Jets

Avg. Ticket Price: $197.26
W-L Past 10 Years: N/A
Championships Past 10 Years: None
Avg. Home Attendance: 15,004

The 2010-2011 season for the NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers would prove to be the last in the United States for the hapless franchise. The Thrashers had been struggling both on the ice and financially. They had not won a single postseason game in their 11-season history, and they had posted a net operating loss every year since the 2004-2005 lockout. The franchise was purchased and moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba, giving the city a new Jets franchise, which it had been lacking for 16 years since the old Jets had moved to Phoenix. Fan fervor in the 15,000 capacity MTS Centre was exceptional during the Jets first year back, and the stadium averaged sellout crowds in the 41 games played there. While the Jets failed to make the playoffs in their first year, they kept fans on their toes, remaining in the running until the final few games of the season. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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