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by Paul on 08/14/08 at 10:08 PM ET
from Tarik El-Bashir of the Washington Post,
Jim Van Stone, the Capitals vice president of ticket sales, said yesterday that 3,800 new full season ticket plans have been sold since late February thanks to a renewed interest in the team and more aggressive sales and marketing strategies. He also said sales of partial plans are similarly brisk, while the renewal rate for existing season ticket holders is about 93 percent, the highest since Ted Leonsis purchased the team in 1999.
“I’d love to say we expected this, or planned this,” Van Stone said. “We’re amazed by the support.”
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