SABRES TOP NHL.COM MERCHANDISE SALES
This just in:
The Buffalo Sabres are hot. RED HOT!
Not only at the box office, but at the merchandise rack, as well.
The Buffalo Sabres presently have 5 0f the top 9 hot-selling jersies on their roster!
Winning breeds capitalism!
TOP 10 SELLING JERSEYS ON SHOP.NHL.COM (Oct 1-31, 2006)
1. Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh
2. Ryan Miller, Buffalo
3. Alexander Ovechkin, Washington
4. Maxim Afinogenov , Buffalo
5. Chris Drury, Buffalo
6. Jason Pominville , Buffalo
7. Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh
8. Peter Forsberg, Philadelphia
9. Daniel Briere , Buffalo
10. Jaromir Jagr, New York Rangers
For the month of October, sales of Sabres merchandise were up approximately 1170% compared to last year. Nearly 1200% increase ?!!!!
Other notable NHL increases...
Carolina - 433% (Cup Winners)
Edmonton - 336% (Cup Runner Up)
San Jose - 239% (Thornton and Cheechoo)
Anaheim - 235% (New Uni and Pronger)
Washington - 161% ( AO Factor)
Atlanta - 135% (Hot Team and Kovalchuk )
New York Rangers - 106% (Shanny Factor)
New Jersey - 103% ( Gionta Factor)
Overall sales on NHL.COM for the month of October are up 95% compared to last October.
Business is good!
Try to buy a Sabres jersey at retail. Willy Wonka's Golden Tickets are easier to find!!
* Thanks, nhl.com