New Arenas in the KHL-VHL-MHL
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01-13-2013, 10:13 PM
Join Date: Sep 2012
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I was just wondering which of the current KHL teams are selling out their home games or are close to doing so on a regular basis.
Amur, Slovan, Torpedo, SKA, Lokomotiv, Traktor, Minsk, Atlant, Neftekhimik, Donbass and Salavat Yulayev (in that order) are all at or above 90%. That's 11 out of 26 KHL teams. As to "half empty", Ak Bars is worst at 53%, which is a shame for an elite KHL club.
Amur is the only club to have sold out all games (Slovan all games except the second September game). Vityaz Chekhov is at a very respectable 87%, too. It's just that their arena is tiny. The avarage KHL attendance is 80% of capacity crowd, which is quite good, far above "half-empty".
For all details, see the table below. It's from this December 17, 2012 article (and great Russian blog regularly tracking hockey attendance around the world):
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