During a press event for the Los Angeles Kings – San Jose Sharks 2015 Stadium Series game (at Levi’s Stadium on Feb. 21, 2015), Gary Bettman predicted a sellout. That said, the league opened up a window to buy a “select number” of tickets as of this writing.
There were a few other takeaways from the event, so let’s rattle them off:
- The Mercury News’ David Pollak believes that the select number is about 5,000.
- No decision yet on the Sharks’ new captain, according to CSNBayArea.com’s Kevin Kurz. Pollak maybe stirs the pot a bit with this observation:
(Some have been upset that Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau were left out of certain team promos, so perhaps there’s a running theme of transitioning away from the prominent duo in marketing … or some might take it as a sign that a trade may still happen.)
- Kurz tweeted a photo of what you may call the outline for how the rink is expected to look:
Here’s Luc Robitaille on the game:
And Gary Bettman’s presser for good measure: