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Carolyn Kruse

Weekdays 9:00am - 2:00pm

The answer is… YES!

As it should be, because let’s admit it, Boston has the best sports fans in the world!

Even though the Bruins are out of the the Stanley Cup Finals, we still have the most passionate fans in the country.

And we’ll be back.

According to WalletHub, the personal finance website, Boston ranked highest for hockey fans! They just released their 2021 Best Cities for Hockey Fans and you can see the full report HERE!

WalletHub compared 73 cities in the country based on 2 divisional categories: Professional and college hockey. There were 21 key metrics and the data ranges from the performance level on the city’s teams, to stadium capacity, and the minimum season ticket prices

Here are your top 20!

Overall Rank  City Total Score  NHL  NCAA 
1 Boston, MA 60.91 1 1
2 Detroit, MI 53.85 2 57
3 Pittsburgh, PA 52.84 3 39
4 New York, NY 49.76 4 55
5 St. Louis, MO 46.76 5 57
6 Denver, CO 46.71 7 19
7 Newark, NJ 45.33 6 57
8 Tampa, FL 44.02 8 57
9 Chicago, IL 42.87 9 57
10 Buffalo, NY 39.17 12 42
11 Sunrise, FL 38.82 10 57
12 Anaheim, CA 38.47 11 57
13 Washington, DC 37.79 13 57
14 Philadelphia, PA 37.10 14 57
15 Dallas, TX 36.20 15 57
16 Raleigh, NC 35.42 16 57
17 Glendale, AZ 34.47 17 57
18 St. Paul, MN 33.78 18 57
19 San Jose, CA 33.43 19 57
20 Columbus, OH 31.70 22 38

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