The oldest available Fan Cost Index is from the 2010-2011 season, in the past two season Coyotes were in the bottom three of average ticket prices and FCI. While this is good for the average fan, it's not so good for the team's bottom line. In the most current FCI report the Coyotes have jumped up to 4th lowest average ticket price, only 18 cents and 31 cents from the Anaheim Ducks and Colorado Avalanche.
Extras is defined by fancostexperience.com as the average price of a 16oz beer, a 16oz soft drink, a hot dog, parking, game program, and souvenir cap.
Many will claim that the reason the attendance is higher is because the 'Yotes have played the Blackhawks twice. While this is true, and the Hawks do draw good crowds, The Coyotes have played other high profile, well drawing teams over the past four years.
In 2009, Phoenix played the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago in the first eight games at home (including a sellout home opener against the Columbus Blue Jackets):