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Monumental Sports, Ticketmaster extend long-running partnership

Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Monumental Sports and Entertainment has extended its long-running official ticketing partnership with Ticketmaster, it has been announced.

The deal encompasses the National Hockey League's Washington Capitals, National Basketball Association's Washington Wizards, Women's National Basketball Association's Washington Mystics, and NBA G League affiliate Capital City Go-Go.

Ticketmaster will facilitate ticketing for all Monumental venues, including Capital One Arena, EagleBank Arena, MedStar Capital Iceplex, and MedStar Health Performance Center.

Monumental will continue to utilize Ticketmaster data, in conjunction with its integration with LiveAnalytics to drive better segmentation and experience for fans.

“We have always believed in the power of technology to transform the fan experience,” said Jim Van Stone, Monumental Sports president of business operations and chief commercial officer. “In the past year, this has become even more necessary as we utilized digital tools to unlock contactless capabilities that helped keep fans safe. We look forward to continuing our partnership with Ticketmaster, working together to drive innovation as new opportunities emerge.”

Elsewhere in the ticketing industry, secondary-ticket marketplace TickPick has hired Major League Baseball executive Matt Horton as vice president of data and analytics.

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