New York Knicks and New York Rangers Release 2013-14 Season Ticket Information
March 11, 2013 --
NEW YORK, March 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The New York Knickerbockers and New York Rangers today released season ticket information for the 2013-14 seasons. Knicks season ticket prices will increase an average of 6.4%, and Rangers will increase an average of 4%. Season ticket holders will be contacted directly by their service representative with specific information on their account in the coming weeks. Knicks season tickets were sold out for the third consecutive year and Rangers for the sixth consecutive year for the 2012-13 seasons.
Knicks and Rangers season tickets will be offered at 26 different price points for each team. A number of flexible payment plan options are available for all season ticket holders. Exclusive benefits include:
Savings vs. individual game tickets;
Access to special events with current players and alumni, such as meet and greets, forums, and interactive fan fests;
First option to buy playoff tickets and for seat upgrades;
Online ticketing services with ability to make real-time payments, track ticket usage, email tickets to friends or clients and buy or sell tickets;
Special rewards for paying with a Chase card;
And a dedicated service representative to provide assistance for all account needs.
When the Knicks and Rangers return for the 2013-14 seasons Madison Square Garden will unveil the third and final phase of the Arena's comprehensive, top-to-bottom Transformation. The two spectacular new Chase Bridges and new expanded Chase Square entrance off 7th Avenue will debut, as well as the new Budweiser Fan Deck (10th floor), new state-of-the-art GardenVision center-hung scoreboard, 18 completely remodeled suites on the 9th floor, and the iconic Garden ceiling will be restored. The historic, three-year nearly $1 billion Transformation of Madison Square Garden has provided fans with an upgraded experience and enhanced amenities from the first row to the last. From the expanded concourses and first-class food and beverage options, to the larger, more comfortable seats and enhanced sightlines, to the special exhibits celebrating The Garden's unrivaled history, the new state-of-the-art Arena reinforces the building's position as The World's Most Famous Arena.
Fans interested in new season ticket plans for the Knicks and Rangers 2013-14 seasons should call 212-465-6073 or visit NYKnicks.com or NYRangers.com for more information. Knicks and Rangers individual tickets, partial plans and tickets on the Chase Bridges will go on sale in the fall.
The Madison Square Garden Company (Nasdaq:MSG) is a fully-integrated sports, media and entertainment business. The Company is comprised of three business segments: MSG Sports, MSG Media and MSG Entertainment, which are strategically aligned to work together to drive the Company's overall business, which is built on a foundation of iconic venues and compelling content that the company creates, produces, presents and/or distributes through its programming networks and other media assets. MSG Sports owns and operates the following sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL), the New York Liberty (WNBA), and the Connecticut Whale (AHL). MSG Sports also features the presentation of a wide variety of live sporting events including professional boxing, college basketball, track and field and tennis. MSG Media is a leader in production and content development for multiple distribution platforms, including content originating from the Company's venues. MSG Media's television networks consist of regional sports networks, MSG Network and MSG+, collectively referred to as MSG Networks; and Fuse, a national television network dedicated to music. MSG Networks also include high-definition channels, MSG HD and MSG+ HD, and Fuse includes its high-definition channel, Fuse HD. MSG Entertainment is one of the country's leaders in live entertainment. MSG Entertainment creates, produces and/or presents a variety of live productions, including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the Radio City Rockettes. MSG Entertainment also presents or hosts other live entertainment events such as concerts, family shows and special events in the Company's diverse collection of venues. These venues consist of Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, the Beacon Theatre, the Chicago Theatre, the Forum in Inglewood, CA, and the Wang Theatre in Boston, MA. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com.
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CONTACT: Stacey Escudero/212-465-5902