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Tickets for Minnesota Whitecaps' Opening Weekend Games Nearly Sold Out

September 28, 2018 - National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) - Minnesota Whitecaps News Release

The hockey fans of Minnesota have responded to the Whitecaps' arrival in the National Women's Hockey League this season in extraordinary fashion.

The Whitecaps' first-ever NWHL game, on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 4 p.m. against the defending Isobel Cup champion Metropolitan Riveters at TRIA Rink, has only 55 tickets available for single-game purchasers and is expected to be completely sold out by tonight.

The immediate rematch between these great clubs, the following day at 2 p.m., has only 187 tickets remaining. The league has set capacity at TRIA Rink at 1,200.

Whitecaps "Premier" tickets - offering fans seats at center ice - are sold out for the opening weekend. A limited number of Premier packages remain for the Whitecaps' six remaining home games.

The Whitecaps are leading the league in season ticket sales.

The best way for fans to lock in their seats for the Whitecaps' historic opening weekend is to purchase season tickets to the club's eight home games at TRIA Rink - for just $150, less than $19 per game - NOW at

"On behalf of the entire Whitecaps organization, we salute our fans for the incredible reaction to our team and for making us so proud to represent Minnesota in the NWHL," said Marley McMillan, the former Whitecaps and Dartmouth forward who was hired by the league this summer to be the club's director of business operations. "Knowing that TRIA Rink will be packed for both games in our opening weekend gives us the chills. We hope fans will consider acquiring season tickets in the coming days so we move closer to our goal of selling out every game. Most of all, thank you to the Minnesota Wild, TRIA and all of the fans in the State of Hockey for their incredible support of the Whitecaps!"

Besides savings on tickets, Whitecaps season account holders receive front-of-the-line access to enter games and to participate in the post-game autograph sessions with Whitecaps players after all home games; a private meet-and-greet event; and exclusive discounts on merchandise at the arena.

The Whitecaps feature 2018 Team USA Olympic gold medalists Kendall Coyne Schofield, Hannah Brandt and Lee Stecklein, along with reigning NWHL Goaltender of the Year Amanda Leveille and many of the greatest players in the State of Hockey.

Minnesota Whitecaps 2018-19 Home Schedule at TRIA Rink

(all times CT)

Saturday, Oct. 6, 4:00 Metropolitan Riveters

Sunday, Oct. 7, 2:00 Metropolitan Riveters

Saturday, Oct. 27, 6:30 Buffalo Beauts

Sunday, Oct. 28, 2:00 Buffalo Beauts

Saturday, Dec. 1, 6:30 Boston Pride

Sunday, Dec. 2, 2:00 Boston Pride

Saturday, Jan. 19, 6:30 Connecticut Whale

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2:00 Connecticut Whale

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