This may come as a shock to some of you, but it’s hard for a hockey team to survive in South Florida. I have no idea why, but my guess is that it has something to do with the lack of snow and the citizen’s strong distaste for Europeans. Their ownership should have thought of that before they took the franchise’s talents
to near South Beach, but they’ve managed to survive for the past 17 years. In their most clever way to fandangle some cash flow, Panthers management has started negotiating season ticket prices.
Florida Panthers announced their “Perfect Plan” on their website.
Take a look at the retail price. Then, just like Priceline, name your price. Within 24 hours, the team will get back to you to tell you if it was accepted or not.
The promotion is going for 10 days and it’s only 24 hours in. So far, team president Michael Yormark told me about 50 season tickets have been sold this way — just as many fan proposals have been predictably rejected. –CNBC
The Panthers play in Sunrise, Florida, which, last time I checked, is where old Jewish people go to die. Don’t be surprised if the local Country Kitchen Buffet adopts a similar business plan for their late night special. They haven’t been open after 5 in decades.