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Predators launch unofficial 'Keep the Red Out' ticket plan

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11:08 AM ET 08.17 | The Nashville Predators adjusted the way tickets for games against the Chicago Blackhawks are purchased next season in order to limit the number of Chicago fans in Bridgestone Arena. Some have labeled the effort: "Keep the red out." The Predators recently announced they will not sell single-game tickets to their three home games (Nov. 16, Dec. 17 and April 12) against the Stanley Cup champions. To attend those games, fans will have to purchase tickets to a second game as well. "Our objective is to give our team the best home-ice advantage each and every game," said Gerry Helper, Predators vice president of hockey communications and public relations, by phone Wednesday. "Our ticket plans benefit and appreciate our ticket holders by giving them the best possible pricing, sales and availability, so they can have the chance to purchase these tickets before anyone else, whether they're from Nashville, Chicago or Timbuktu."

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August 17, 2013  11:13 AM ET

LMFAO - Why haven't the Sens and Habs figured this out?

August 17, 2013  11:17 AM ET

Being in Tennessee, it's a good thing they don't have a 'Keep the Rednecks Out' plan

August 17, 2013  11:18 AM ET

The Preds have to give away tickets with the purchase of a quart of milk at Piggly Wiggly, so what's this all about?

August 17, 2013  11:19 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Being in Tennessee, it's a good thing they don't have a 'Keep the Rednecks Out' plan

LOL - You'd be able to fire a cannon in any direction in the Bridgestone Arena and not hurt anybody.

August 17, 2013  11:21 AM ET
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LOL - You'd be able to fire a cannon in any direction in the Bridgestone Arena and not hurt anybody.

Speaking of the Bridgestone Arena I'm guessing blowouts aren't welcome there.

August 17, 2013  11:27 AM ET

Muhfuggahs. I had planned on coming from Timbuktu. But I'll be dammed if I'm coming now.

August 17, 2013  11:30 AM ET
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Being in Tennessee, it's a good thing they don't have a 'Keep the Rednecks Out' plan

OK that's funny. I guess they have seen the Joe when the Leafs visit the Wings.

August 17, 2013  11:31 AM ET
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The Preds have to give away tickets with the purchase of a quart of milk at Piggly Wiggly, so what's this all about?

There was a girl at work we called that:)

August 17, 2013  11:32 AM ET
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Speaking of the Bridgestone Arena I'm guessing blowouts aren't welcome there.

Anybody get that:)

August 17, 2013  11:38 AM ET
QUOTE(#10):

Anybody get that:)

Probably not Shipper. Sometimes my sense of humour is off the sidewall.

August 17, 2013  11:44 AM ET
QUOTE(#11):

Probably not Shipper. Sometimes my sense of humour is off the sidewall.

not gonna tread there

August 17, 2013  11:48 AM ET

Sounds desperate - hmmmn,Seattle Predators - welcome back to the Central Redistribution, 'Original' Jets.

August 17, 2013  11:49 AM ET
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not gonna tread there

A comment for all seasons.

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August 17, 2013  11:59 AM ET
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They love the character Leaf fans bring to the game.

Or the waffles.

August 17, 2013  12:01 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

They love the character Leaf fans bring to the game.



:-) I see what you mean.

August 17, 2013  12:04 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

They love the character Leaf fans bring to the game.



;-)

August 17, 2013  12:05 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

They love the character Leaf fans bring to the game.



I'm starting to see a pattern.....

August 17, 2013  12:12 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

They love the character Leaf fans bring to the game.



or anywhere for that matter.

 
August 17, 2013  12:34 PM ET

This is a good idea if they sell out.......empty seats look worse.

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