Tickets for the 2015 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino are now on sale to Utica Comets season ticket holders. The exclusive purchasing window for season ticket holders will run through Saturday, Nov. 1. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, Nov. 3.
Comets season ticket holders can reserve their seats for both the Skills Competition on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, and the All-Star Game on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, by visiting the Utica Memorial Auditorium box office, with either their season ticket book, or a single season ticket, and photo identification. Season ticket holders can also reserve their seats at the box office prior to any of the four Comets home games before Nov. 1.
Tickets for the general public will be sold in-person at The Aud box office beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 3. They will only be sold at the Labatt Blue box office (facing Cornelia St.). Tickets will be opened up to online and phone orders through Ticketmaster at noon ET that day. No tickets will be sold over the phone through the Comets office or The Aud box office.
The 2015 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino will pit the top players from the AHL’s Eastern Conference against the best of the Western Conference. Tickets are priced at $49, $69 and $89, and include admission to both the Skills Competition on Jan. 25 and the All-Star Game on Jan. 26.
Details and ticket information for other social events to take place during the All-Star Classic, including the AHL Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony, will be announced at a later date.
The 2015 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino will feature the top young talent in the American Hockey League: Of the 644 players to take part in the AHL All-Star Classic since 1995, more than 94 percent have competed in the National Hockey League, including Patrice Bergeron, Daniel Briere, Ryan Callahan, Zdeno Chara, Jimmy Howard, Niklas Kronwall, Chris Kunitz, Ryan Miller, Zach Parise, Tuukka Rask, Pekka Rinne, Bobby Ryan, Martin St. Louis, Cory Schneider, Patrick Sharp, Jason Spezza and Eric Staal.
In operation since 1936, the AHL continues to serve as the top development league for all 30 National Hockey League teams. More than 88 percent of today’s NHL players are American Hockey League graduates, and for the 13th year in a row, more than 6 million fans attended AHL games across North America in 2013-14.