"We could fill Wrigley 10 times over," McDonough told ESPN.com Monday, not long after the ice surface was painted white and a few hours before the Winter Classic logo and red and blue lines were to be painted in.
Ticket demands? Well into the hundreds of thousands, he said.
Remember a few days back, when I showed you a chart on the resale market for Winter Classic Tickets? After George Malik linked to a pair of sloppy articles, I pulled the last 43 sales on eBay. Here's the latest sales:
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That's right: these tickets are so hot, you can get them below face value!
John McDonough, at this point I think you ought to be happy you can fill it once.