May 31

Henrik Lundqvist makes glove save at Madison Square GardenFor the first time in 20 years, the New York Rangers have advanced to the Stanley Cup Final.

The Rangers will faceoff against the winner of the Western Conference Final series which last night was pushed to a Game 7 by virtue of a come from behind third period victory for the Chicago Blackhawks over the Los Angeles Kings.

The Blackhawks will host the 7th and deciding game at the United Center Sunday night.

The Western Conference winner will have home ice advantage due to each team having a better record than the Rangers in the regular season, so the Rangers already know they’re opening on the road.

This doesn’t faze the Blueshirts as they won a franchise record 25 games on the road. The Rangers have 6 road wins during the playoffs, thus far.

The Blackhawks were down 3 games to 1 in this series but pulled out a thrilling double overtime win in Game 5 to stave off elimination and scored twice on just 3 shots during the third period last night to tie and then win Game 6. The defending champions are not going down without a fight!

Los Angeles boasts a combination of skill and size as they lead the NHL in hits during the post season and they’re led by potent offensive contributors like Marian Gaborik, Jeff Carter and Anze Kopitar.

Either team will prove to be a challenge for the Rangers who will be considered the underdog against either team but the Rangers have had some resilience of their own in these playoffs, most notably coming back from a 3 games to 1 deficit to eliminate Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and the Pittsburgh Penguins in Round 2.

Games 3, 4 and 6 (if necessary) will be played at Madison Square Garden. Games 4 and 6 are expected to be the most expensive as these are games which currently have the potential of being the night the Stanley Cup gets awarded.

Visit SelectATicket.com for Rangers Stanley Cup Final tickets and feel the electricity in the air at the world-famous Madison Square Garden!

May 30

Belmont StakesWith victories in the Kentucky Derby and The Preakness Stakes, California Chrome is entering the 2014 Belmont Stakes with a shot at being the first Triple Crown Winner since Affirmed in 1978.

Only 11 horses have won the Triple Crown, horseracing’s highest honor. The first horse to win the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes, was Sir Barton in 1919.

Here is a list of the Triple Crown winners and the year they won:

  • Sir Barton – 1919
  • Gallant Fox – 1930
  • Omaha – 1935
  • War Admiral – 1937
  • Whirlaway – 1941
  • Count Fleet – 1943
  • Assault – 1946
  • Citation – 1948
  • Secretariat – 1973
  • Seattle Slew – 1977
  • Affirmed – 1978

The 2014 Belmont Stakes stands to be a momentous occasion as there’s only been 11 winners in nearly 100 years!

You can be among those fortunate enough to witness history in the making when you order 2014 Belmont Stakes tickets from SelectATicket.com.

Here are the current odds (as of May 29) courtesy of Bovada, as you can see, California Chrome is even money to make history:

California Chrome 1/1
Ride On Curlin 5/1
Commanding Curve 15/2
Tonalist 15/2
Wicked Strong 9/1
Medal Count 14/1
Samraat 20/1
Commissioner 33/1
Matterhorn 33/1
Social Inclusion 33/1
Kid Cruz 40/1
Matuszak 40/1

All eyes in the sports world will be on Belmont Park June 7th, as fans will gather around televisions far and wide to watch this event. But you have a chance not only to see it, but to LIVE IT!

A Triple Crown hasn’t been pulled off in 37 years, this chance may not come around again soon — find tickets to the Belmont Stakes and get ready for a thrilling day of racing and you just might be a part of history!

May 27

FrozenThe Disney movie sensation Frozen is now a Disney On Ice production and demand for tickets is greater than all other Disney On Ice shows combined! Frozen is the must-see event for Disney fans, both young and old alike.

As a result, Disney On Ice: Frozen has taken first place in this week’s top five events list, here is the full list courtesy of SelectATicket.com:

  1. Disney On Ice: Frozen
  2. Wrestlemania XXXI
  3. New York Yankees
  4. Luke Bryan, Lee Brice and Cole Swindell
  5. New York Mets

Wrestlemania XXXI is still a strong performer as it remains in the top 5 list for another week.

As summer has kicked off with Memorial Day weekend, it is fitting to see the New York Yankees and New York Mets both entering the top five as baseball and summer just belong together.

Also making the list is a hot country music concert led by Luke Bryan and joined by Lee Brice and Cole Swindell. Three great acts on one bill will make this one concert that their fans won’t forget anytime soon.

Head on over to SelectATicket.com to find tickets to these and other popular entertainment events across the country.

May 27

Indy 500The 2014 Indianapolis 500 was held this past weekend and Ryan Hunter-Reay came away with the checkered flag in a thrilling race to the finish.

Completing the top 5 finishers were:

  • Helio Castroneves
  • Marco Andretti
  • Carlos Munoz
  • and Juan Pablo Montoya

Hunter-Reay marks the first American winner since 2006 when Sam Hornish Jr. came in first place.

Castroneves came in second place by just 0.600 seconds!

Unbelievably, this was the second closest finish ever as the 1992 Indy 500 was won by Al Unser Jr. with just a 0.0430 lead over Scott Goodyear.

What an awesome race to have seen live, you can be there next year for the 2015 Indy 500 and be among the first fans to be able to choose your seats.

Visit SelectATicket.com to register for a free email alert when Indy 500 tickets become available.

Registration is free and you are not obligated to purchase tickets by registering.

May 19

WrestlemaniaLevi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA will be the home of Wrestlemania XXXI next March and fans are already flocking to SelectATicket.com for tickets.

The biggest event in wrestling takes the number 1 spot on this week’s top five list. Beating out the NHL Playoffs matchup between the Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers which finished a close second.

Take a look at the full list of hot events:

  1. Wrestlemania XXXI
  2. NHL Eastern Conference Finals: New York Rangers vs. Montreal Canadiens
  3. NBA All Star Saturday Night
  4. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Pocono 400
  5. Cher, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo

NBA All Star Saturday Night is also known as the night the Skills Competition, highlighted by the much loved Slam Dunk Contest is held. In 2015 it is going to be held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center and the next day the All Star Game itself takes place at Madison Square Garden.

Rounding out the top 5 are NASCAR’s Pocono 400 which is only a few weeks away and draws a huge crowd year after year and last but not least an interesting tour boasting two of the most powerful female performers in music – Pat Benatar (with husband Neil Giraldo on guitars) and Cher. That tour is going to sellout coast to coast, for sure!

Check back next week and find out what events everybody is looking for at SelectATicket.com, there are always a few surprises to be found.

May 16

Rangers vs CanadiensThree of the four Conference Championship/Stanley Cup Semifinal teams have been determined in the 2014 NHL playoffs. The fourth semifinalist will be set tonight as the Anaheim Ducks host a Game 7 showdown with the rival Los Angeles Kings.

The winner of tonight’s game will advance to face the Chicago Blackhawks in a Best-of-7 Western Conference Championship series and that winning team goes on to face the Eastern Conference champs in the Stanley Cup Final.

Over in the East, the Conference Championship series gets underway 1pm ET Saturday, May 17 at the Bell Centre when the New York Rangers visit the Montreal Canadiens. Two of the Original Six NHL teams, this is the first time New York and Montreal have met in the playoffs since 1996 (the Rangers won that series 4 games to 2).

The playoffs have been filled with a lot of excitement and drama, as always. From thrilling overtime goals to dramatic upsets, stellar goaltending, unlikely comebacks and various displays of gamesmanship (not to mention showboating and trash talking!) – the NHL playoffs really has it all for the hockey fan.

The full schedule for the Semifinals will be released following the conclusion of tonight’s Ducks vs Kings game. Currently, only Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals has been made public.

Find tickets to all NHL playoff games at SelectATicket.com.

May 12

Nets vs HeatSelectATicket.com’s weekly list of Top Five Events of the Week was led by the NBA Playoff matchup between the Brooklyn Nets and Miami Heat.

Facing Lebron James and Co. has driven interest in Nets playoff tickets to the top of over 60,000 events on sale at SelectATicket.com.

Here’s the top 5 list:

  1. NBA Playoffs: Brooklyn Nets vs Miami Heat
  2. Wrestlemania XXXI
  3. Essence Music Festival
  4. Jay-Z & Beyonce
  5. The Eagles

Wrestlemania XXXI continues a strong showing as the event is more than 10 months away but it takes second place.

Coming in third we see the 2014 Essence Music Festival which brings 3 days worth of music to New Orleans this coming July 4th weekend and includes such household names as Mary J. Blige, Prince and Lionel Richie.

Speaking of household names, the power couple of Jay-Z and Beyonce are touring together in what is sure to be one of the hottest tours this summer. They take the 4th spot in the list.

Completing the top 5 is the band which has sold the most albums all-time of any American band, The Eagles. With hits like “Life in the Fast Lane”, “Desperado”, “Take it Easy” and the classic “Hotel California”, a night with The Eagles will be filled with well-known songs you’re sure to enjoy.

Visit SelectATicket.com for tickets to these and any other entertainment events you’re interested in and come back here next Monday to find out what events form the top 5 list for this week.

May 7

California ChromeAfter a thrilling Kentucky Derby this past weekend, won by favorite California Chrome, Select-A-Ticket is currently accepting registrations for the 2015 Kentucky Derby ticket alert.

Registrants will be signed up to receive an email alert as soon as tickets can be ordered at SelectATicket.com for next year’s Derby (and Kentucky Oaks, as well).

With over 150,000 people in attendance, you’re going to want to be among the first to know when you can order tickets!

Head over to SelectATicket.com today and sign up, it is free and there is no obligation to buy, but this gives you the best chance at the best seats before almost everybody else!

May 5

AerosmithThe top 5 list is now available for the past week and these are the hottest events on SelectATicket.com right now:

  1. Wrestlemania XXXI
  2. Aerosmith & Slash
  3. Queen & Adam Lambert
  4. New York Giants
  5. Theresa Caputo

This makes two consecutive weeks that Wrestlemania XXXI has topped the list – fans are really anxious for the next installment of the huge event, which will be held at Levi’s Stadium next year.

Coming in second is a tour which has been heating up lately, Aerosmith and Slash. The former Guns n’ Roses lead guitarist opens up for one of the greatest bands of all-time, Aerosmith.

Speaking of great bands, the surviving members of Queen are on tour with Adam Lambert taking over the lead vocals. First reaching fame through American Idol, Lambert has an amazing voice and it promises to be a great night when he belts out the classic Queen hits.

Football season is not too far away and fans are already buying tickets as you can see by the fact the New York Giants have made the top 5 list. The Giants made a lot of roster changes in the off-season and fans are expecting a much improved team to take the field this year.

Finally, the Long Island Medium – Theresa Caputo closes out the top 5. You’ve seen her television show, now you can be in the same room as she connects fans with those they’ve lost, all with her unique dose of humor mixed in.

Check back next Monday to find out what shows, concerts or sporting events combine to create the top 5 events over the next seven days.