Frozen Four tickets on the secondary market are proving to be an expensive proposition.
But that isn’t stopping fans from paying hundreds of dollars for seats at TD Garden for Thursday’s semifinals and Saturday’s championship game.
StubHub spokesperson Cameron Papp said that as of Friday, sales for the Frozen Four on the company’s website were up 73 percent from the 2014 tournament.
It stands to reason that this year’s Frozen Four would have significant drawing power given the proximity of two teams (Boston University and Providence), the reputation for masses of traveling fans from one (North Dakota) and a first-time entrant (Omaha) as another.
Massachusetts residents have accounted for 24 percent of 2015 Frozen Four purchases on StubHub, with North Dakotans making up 13 percent. New York (8 percent) and Minnesota (7 percent) follow.
As of Friday, the average price paid for tickets through StubHub was $241 for the semifinal session (two games) and $299 for the championship game.
A check of StubHub on Sunday night showed the cheapest tickets going for $316 (both sessions), $245 (Thursday) and $199 (Saturday). One suite was priced at $23,717.75 for the semifinals and $24,089.70 for the final.
At PrimeSport, which is the official NCAA ticket exchange reseller, two-day packages were listed at $350 up to $850.
If you don’t have hundreds of dollars to fork over, we’ll have live blogs and complete coverage, and the games are on ESPN2 on Thursday and ESPN on Saturday.