Monday night's gold medal game between Canada and Russia has all the makings of another world junior classic. And, as a result, people are looking to cash in on the hype.
The final game of the 2015 world junior championship in Toronto has become a hot ticket as Canada looks to claim gold for the first time since 2009. Fans are also eager to witness their two-year medal drought end, so they're willing to pay for prime seats.
Outside the Air Canada Centre on Monday afternoon after Benoit Groulx had announced Zach Fucale would start for the Canadian side, scalpers were already out looking for buyers.
How much are tickets going for?
"From $500 to $1,000," said one scalper.
For one ticket? Or a pair?
He laughed. "One ticket."
Prices weren't much better on secondary ticket sites like StubHub. Early Monday afternoon, for the gold medal game, tickets on the site ranged from $318 for a standing room only (no alcohol section) ticket to $1,900 for a lower bowl seat - Row 10 - in the cornerRead More »from World Junior 2015: Fans looking for golden ticket will have to pay small fortune