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NHL posts best-ever November attendance

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NEW YORK -- The National Hockey League posted record attendance for the month of November, attracting 3,367,547 fans to 199 games for a per-game average of 16,922. The per-game figure eclipsed the previous November high of 16,818 set during the League's successful re-launch season in 2005 and was 2.3% ahead of last season's 16,538.

Season-to-date, the total NHL attendance of 6,603,908 and per-game average of 16,890 through 391 games are 1.9% ahead of the corresponding figures from the record-setting 2006-07 campaign.

NHL NOVEMBER ATTENDANCE SINCE 1987

Year     GP      Avg.

2007    199    16,922
2006    202    16,538
2005    199    16,818
2003    206    16,244
2002    207    16,378
2001    200    16,490
2000    199    16,200
1999    172    15,880
1998    165    15,819
1997    176    15,951
1996    172    16,197
1995    172    15,297
1993    165    15,245
1992    155    14,789
1991    144    15,330
1990    141    15,270
1989    140    15,630
1988    142    15,142
1987    138    15,137
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