so they are off to a good start. I really haven't seen them play but someone who sits next to me at Yost has seen them several times this year and he says they are the real deal. Solid team with speed to burn. They stumbled a bit at the end of the season, but it looks like they could be getting back on track.
As for tickets, since Michigan isn't in the picture I decided to save some money and not go to Pittsburgh. I sold my tickets in less than 24 hours, of course I kept the price reasonable. I think with so many teams making it to Pittsburgh that don't normally get there, the market might be better than you think. The fans of these teams know that this doesn't happen often so they need to take their shot while they can. Also, so far there are two teams from the East and there will be three, whether it's Quinnipiac or Union so the travel expenses will be less for them than for any team travelling from the West.