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Buy tickets to see an Ice Hockey game in New York

Do you want to enjoy an ice hockey game in New York? Here I tell you about everything you need to know; teams, stadiums, seasons, how to buy tickets...

Ice Hockey is one of the most watched sports in the United States. It is quite a spectacle to attend a game, you have to live the experience.

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Ice Hockey Teams in New York

In New York there are two teams:

The New York Rangers – play at Madison Square Garden in midtown Manhattan. They share a stadium with the Knicks, the NBA team.

The New York Islanders: They play at the UBS Arena, in Elmont (Long Island), about 30 minutes from Manhattan.

The 31 teams that play in the NHL are divided into two distinct conferences: the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference.

The Rangers and Islanders are part of the same conference, the Eastern Conference, and therefore face each other several times throughout the season. This rivalry is known as the battle of New York and they are the most sought-after matches in New York.

Ice Hockey League Season

The NHL season is divided into two parts:

Normal season (regular season). The NHL's regular season runs from early October to mid-April.

The playoffs and finals run from mid-April to May. The finals to decide who will be the NHL champion take place in early June.

How to get to the Stadiums to watch an Ice Hockey game in New York

To see the Rangers at Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden – 7th Avenue between 31st and 33rd Streets.

The closest subway is 34th St – Penn Station (A, C, E, 1, 2, 3).

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To see the Islanders at the UBS Arena

UBS Arena – 2400 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY 11003

You will need to arrive on one of the LIRR trains, the Long Island Railroad. From Manhattan, board at Penn Station and disembark at the Elmont/Belmont Park/Queens Village stations, depending on the train.

Where to buy ice hockey tickets in New York

It is advisable to buy tickets online in advance to watch an Ice Hockey game. A little before the start of the season, from this website you have the calendar and prices per match.

Buy Ice Hockey tickets in New York. The price of the ticket depends on the seats and the visibility they have. There are tickets from 30 euros to 500 euros or more (it depends a lot on the time of the season, the game, how much advance you book and where the seat is located).

If your trip does not coincide with the Ice Hockey season, you have the option of watching a basketball game, American football game, or a baseball game. The atmosphere and experience is great.

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