Why is Pittsburgh ranked as the 3rd best city for hockey fans?

The Penguins may have been eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs but Pittsburgh still managed to come out near the top of a national ranking of the best cities for hockey fans. Pittsburgh came in third, behind Boston and Detroit, in a ranking by WalletHub, a Washington, D.C.-based personal finance website. Cities were scored on 21 criteria, including the number of Stanley Cup wins, franchise value, ticket prices, attendance and NCAA hockey teams.