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Hosting fee causing high Memorial Cup ticket prices, low attendance

The organizing committee chair for the 100th Memorial Cup says that a high fee to host the tournament has caused increased ticket prices and impacted attendance.

Shaun Semple said that the Regina Pats, a team in which he is a co-owner, had to pay $ 3.65 million to host the Canadian major junior championship.

He said that ticket prices start at $ 75 per game and that the Pats owners expect to lose upwards to $ 2 million between the tournament and opening ceremony, which featured a p…
CBC | NHL News

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