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03-14-2013, 05:48 PM
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Originally Posted by JordanStaal#1Fan View Post
Last year they sold the game as "the first home game in the history of the club" therefore making it an event. Montreal is an event city, that's why we got 59k. Same thing for the Beckham game, they marketed it as THE event of the month.

Two other factors:

- The Habs are in first place.
- UFC is at the Bell Center on the same night.
Saw on Twitter that only 4k tickets are yet to be sold. I think it'll be packed.

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