Peterborough Petes 2017-18 Attendance Second Highest In Franchise History

The Peterborough Petes have announced this season’s average attendance of 3,190 per game is the second highest in recorded franchise history, just 81 fans per game behind the Petes’ 2005-06 OHL championship season.

The growth in 2017-18 equates to 20 percent more than the 2016-17 regular season average attendance of 2,666 per game. Indeed, the Petes saw the largest year-over-year growth of all 20 OHL franchises.


“We’ve seen an increased number of new and renewed season tickets and sponsorships purchased for 2018-19,” says Burton Lee, Executive Director of Business Operations. “As a not-for-profit organization, growing this support allows us to improve both on the ice and off.”

Matt D’Agostini, Sr. Coordinator of Group Ticket Sales & Service, and Steve Nicholls, Coordinator of Season Ticket Sales & Service, have promoted substantial growth in their areas of fan engagement, and will work to continue helping fans enjoy Petes hockey in 2018-19 and beyond.

The organization has also seen a big spike in in families and youth who are falling in love not just with Petes hockey but the entire entertainment experience of being at a Petes game.

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