This season has not been smooth for the Carolina Hurricanes. The Hurricanes enter April with a record of 28-36-11, while going 3-4-3 in their last 10 games. With 67 points, the Canes have already been eliminated from playoff contention. The standings reflect the struggle of this season as they sit in 14th place of the Eastern Conference and last in the Metropolitan Division. Carolina’s average of only 2.3 goals per game reflects their need to surround a core of young players with sustainable scoring threats. Building their team with offensive firepower as the main theme would supplement the strong penalty kill and power play they possess as the Canes look to the future. According to SeatSmart.com, the average price for Carolina Hurricanes tickets at PNC Arena for the month of April currently sits at $66.00. Carolina will play six of their remaining seven games in April; but with only two home games, fans should act quick to purchase ticket while they are still available.
The most expensive game of this month will come when Carolina squares off with the Detroit Red Wings on April 11th at PNC Arena. In what will be the final game of their regular season’s, this will also be the conclusion of their three game season series. The Red Wings were victorious 3-1 in the first meeting on December 7th in Carolina, with the second meeting taking place April 7th in Detroit. According to SeatSmart.com, two seats in Section 315, Row J cost you $49 with their preferred seating, while the same tickets in the same section and row will cost you $52.26 on StubHub.com. SeatSmart’s preferred inventory will get you the best prices for any event. All fans should make an attempt to be in attendance, as this will be the final time to see the Canes play before the offseason and as a bonus, will be some of the cheapest Carolina Hurricanes tickets of the season.
The storyline to follow this offseason will be how the Canes bounce back next year, with the final games serving the purpose of allowing their young core to gain needed NHL experience. A trio of these highly promising youngsters have, statistically, put together strong season. Centers Elias Lindholm and Victor Rask’s adaptation to the flow of NHL games has them pinned as potential future stars. Lindholm, 20, and Rask, 22, have tallied a combined 27 goals along with 41 assists. These players moving forward will join Jeff Skinner as the go-to-guys for many seasons to come.
For fans desiring to attend a game this month, April 4th against the Philadelphia Flyers at PNC Arena presents an ideal opportunity. The lowest priced game of the final month of the season features a clash with another playoff eliminated Eastern Conference foe. This game will be the fourth of five and the final time the Flyers visit PNC Arena. The Hurricanes hold a 2-1 advantage in the season series thus far having won both meetings in Carolina. Center Eric Staal will aim to continue his strong form against Philly. The team leading goal scorer has recorded 2 goals and 1 assist in the previous three meetings. According to SeatSmart, Hurricanes vs. Flyers tickets are available for purchase from $16 to secure admission to the second to last home game of the 2014-15 regular season.