SPRINGFIELD, MA – The Albany Devils Executive Office is adding some hardware to the office décor. On Thursday, the American Hockey League President and CEO David Andrews announced the winners of its annual Team Business Services awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in a variety of categories including ticket sales, community service and fan experience.
The Devils ticket sales staff was recognized as the top Eastern Conference team for overall season-ticket sales growth during the 2012-13 season.
From the AHL’s press release: “As part of its Team Business Services program, the AHL honored one club from each conference for top revenue growth in four areas during this past season: overall ticket sales, season-ticket sales, group-ticket sales and corporate sponsorship sales. The winners in overall ticket sales revenue growth were the Toronto Marlies (Western) and the Providence Bruins (Eastern). Winners for season-ticket sales growth were the San Antonio Rampage (Western) and the Albany Devils (Eastern). The Rochester Americans (Western) and the Springfield Falcons (Eastern) earned the awards for group-ticket sales growth, and the Toronto Marlies (Western) and St. John’s IceCaps (Eastern) were recognized for their corporate sponsorship sales growth.”