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Carolina Hurricanes attendance second worst in pro sports

Posted July 18

Stormy following NHL action at the PNC Arena between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Edmonton Oilers on February 3, 2017 in Raleigh, NC. (Will Bratton/WRAL contributor)

The Carolina Hurricanes have the second-worst attendance in all of professional sports, according to {{a href=external_link-1"}}247WallSt.com{{/a}}, which reports on national financial news.

In the 10-plus years since the franchise's Stanley Cup Championship, decline in attendance at PNC fell to an average of just 11,776 at home games. In the last decade, home attendance at PNC fell 32 percent as Canes fans filled just 64 percent of all seats.

In the 2006-2007 season, following the Stanley Cup win, home attendance regularly registered above 17,000 fan. After eight seasons without a postseason appearance, the Canes' 11,776 average is higher than only the Chicago White Sox's home attendance when compared to all other teams in pro sports. The White Sox are one of nine MLB teams in the 17 professional franchises with the worst attendance.

Here is 24/7 Wall St.'s list of "17 Sports Teams running out of Fans":

Chicago White Sox (MLB)
Carolina Hurricanes (NHL)
Philadelphia Phillies (MLB)
Detroit Pistons (NBA)
Houston Astros (MLB)
Oakland Athletics (MLB)
Atlanta Braves (MLB)
Cleveland Indians (MLB)
Colorado Avalanche (NHL)
Denver Nuggets (NBA)
Ottawa Senators (NHL)
Arizona Coyotes (NHL)
San Diego Padres (MLB)
Los Angeles Angels (MLB)
Cincinnati Reds (MLB)
Cleveland Browns (NFL)
Washington Redskins (NHL)

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