BUFFALO (December 31, 2007) – With construction complete at Ralph Wilson Stadium for Tuesday’s AMP Energy NHL Winter Classic, the National Hockey League now is able to release an extremely limited number of tickets – the majority of them obstructed views -- on Ticketmaster.com.
An extremely limited number of all-inclusive, food-and-beverage tickets to the One Communications Club also will be available through Ticketmaster.com.
The tickets to the One Communications Club are priced at $290. The obstructed-view seats are priced at $10.
Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'
— Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on his interest in advanced statistical analysis