Best Seats for a San Jose Sharks Game
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Feb 27Tue . 10:30 PM
New Jersey Devils at San Jose SharksSAP Center at San Jose, San Jose, CA
Feb 29Thu . 10:30 PM
Anaheim Ducks at San Jose SharksSAP Center at San Jose, San Jose, CA
Mar 02Sat . 08:00 PM
San Jose Sharks at Dallas StarsAmerican Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
Mar 03Sun . 07:00 PM
San Jose Sharks at Minnesota WildXcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, MN
Mar 05Tue . 10:30 PM
Dallas Stars at San Jose SharksSAP Center at San Jose, San Jose, CA
Mar 07Thu . 10:30 PM
New York Islanders at San Jose SharksSAP Center at San Jose, San Jose, CA
Mar 09Sat . 07:00 PM
Ottawa Senators at San Jose SharksSAP Center at San Jose, San Jose, CA
Mar 12Tue . 07:00 PM
San Jose Sharks at Philadelphia FlyersWells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Mar 14Thu . 07:00 PM
San Jose Sharks at Pittsburgh PenguinsPPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, PA
Mar 16Sat . 07:00 PM
San Jose Sharks at Columbus Blue JacketsNationwide Arena, Columbus, OH
If your pocket isn’t quite as deep but you still want a satisfying game-day atmosphere, upper-level sections 206-209 and 218-221 offer a more budget-friendly alternative. Tickets here typically start around $30 and offer a comprehensive view of the rink. Both areas give you different but rewarding experiences, so you have choices to match your budget and what you most want to get out of the game.
Diving into memorable past games, the 2016 playoff run stands out. The Sharks took the Western Conference trophy and ventured into the Stanley Cup Finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Although they didn’t clinch the title, that season electrified the fan base and added a thrilling chapter to the team’s history. If you attend a Sharks game, you’re participating in a legacy that boasts such monumental moments.
Games against rivals like the Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, and the Vegas Golden Knights almost always pull in larger crowds. Tickets for these matchups are in high demand and can range from $50 in the upper levels to over $200 in the lower bowl. The atmosphere during these games is electrifying, a tangible energy that comes from years of contention and dramatic playoff bouts. Getting tickets early for these games is a smart move.
Historically, the Sharks have squared off against a variety of opponents outside their division, offering fans an eclectic blend of playing styles. Matchups against Eastern Conference teams like the New York Rangers or the Boston Bruins provide a contrast in game dynamics and showcase how the Sharks adapt to different challenges.
Over the years, the Sharks have been a roller coaster of promise and heartbreak, with legendary players like Patrick Marleau and Joe Thornton contributing to the team’s story. With new talents like Tomas Hertl and Erik Karlsson, the Sharks are shifting into a new era. This influx of fresh energy and skill might affect ticket prices as the season progresses, especially if the team starts climbing up the standings.
Pricing can be dynamic, influenced by both the opponent and the Sharks' performance. It’s not unusual for ticket prices to surge for high-stakes games or when a popular opponent is in town. On the flip side, less buzz-worthy games might offer discounted tickets, presenting an opportunity to enjoy NHL action without breaking the bank.
The SAP Center offers something for everyone, from high-end experiences in the best seats to more budget-conscious options that still deliver an authentic NHL vibe. Choose what suits you, grab those tickets, and get ready for an adrenaline-pumping hockey night in San Jose.