Originally Posted by MolsonX
Lots of fans go to games to see a specific player from the opposing team. For many, it's the only reason they go to a game during the season.
Hockey has to be the single worst sport for "star gazing". The best players might only skate for 20 minutes a night and may never even get a remotely decent chance at doing something exciting. Depth makes for exciting hockey not stars. Not that this stops people from "star gazing", I just think it's a fairly stupid strategy for ticket purchasing.