NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Who says New York isn’t a hockey town?

Seats for the Stanley Cup finals at Madison Square Garden are going on the secondary market for thousands — yes, thousands — of dollars each. And Game 3 has been such a hot ticket that it will set a new top-grossing mark for NHL games sold on StubHub.com, the company told ESPN.

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The New York Rangers are on the road for the first two games against the Los Angeles Kings. Game 3 will be at MSG on Monday.

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StubHub spokesman Cameron Papp told ESPN that it’s “been an historic NHL playoffs for us overall.” The Rangers’ first home game has been a monster in terms of seat price and quantity changing hands.

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“The Rangers have always sold well, but this surge is astounding,” Papp said, adding that the game also set an all-time mark for events at MSG, beating out a concert by One Direction and a pair of Knicks games.

“It really shows the growth in popularity of the NHL over the last few years,” he told ESPN.

Game 2 is Saturday night at Staples Center with the Kings up 1-0 in the best-of-seven series.

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