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by Paul on 01/03/06 at 05:33 PM ET
The National Hockey League posted the best December attendance in its 88-year history, attracting 3,382,628 fans to 200 total games and setting an attendance record for the third consecutive month. The December average of 16,913 per game was 91.7% of capacity and two percent above the previous December high of 16,578, set in 2001.
Twenty-four of the 30 NHL clubs are even with or ahead of their 2003-04 performance. The top gainers are the Pittsburgh Penguins (+36%), Tampa Bay Lightning (+24%), Calgary Flames (+21%), Boston Bruins (+21%), Carolina Hurricanes (+19%), Nashville Predators (+14%), Ottawa Senators (+13%), San Jose Sharks (+10%) and Florida Panthers (+9%).
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