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The following is a list of National Hockey League (NHL) arenas. This list includes past, present and future arenas.

Current ArenasEdit

Image Arena Location Team(s) Capacity Opened
120px Air Canada Centre Toronto, Ontario Toronto Maple Leafs 18,819 1999
120px Amalie Arena Tampa, Florida Tampa Bay Lightning 19,092 1996
120px American Airlines Center Dallas, Texas Dallas Stars 18,532 2001
120px BB&T Center Sunrise, Florida Florida Panthers 19,250 1998
120px Barclays Center Brooklyn, New York New York Islanders 15,795 2012
120px Bell Centre Montreal, Quebec Montreal Canadiens 21,288 1996
120px Bridgestone Arena Nashville, Tennessee Nashville Predators 17,113 1996
120x120px Canadian Tire Centre Ottawa, Ontario Ottawa Senators 19,153 1996
120px Gila River Arena Glendale, Arizona Arizona Coyotes 17,125 2003
120px Honda Center Anaheim, California Anaheim Ducks 17,174 1993
120px Joe Louis Arena Detroit, Michigan Detroit Red Wings 20,027 1979
120px KeyBank Center Buffalo, New York Buffalo Sabres 19,070 1996
120px Madison Square Garden New York City, New York New York Rangers 18,006 1968 †
120px MTS Centre Winnipeg, Manitoba Winnipeg Jets 15,294 2004
120px Nationwide Arena Columbus, Ohio Columbus Blue Jackets 18,144 2000
120px Pepsi Center Denver, Colorado Colorado Avalanche 18,007 1999
120x120px PNC Arena Raleigh, North Carolina Carolina Hurricanes 18,680 1999
120px PPG Paints Arena Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Penguins 18,387 2010
120px Prudential Center Newark, New Jersey New Jersey Devils 17,625 2007
120px Rogers Arena Vancouver, British Columbia Vancouver Canucks 18,910 1995
120px Rogers Place Edmonton, Alberta Edmonton Oilers 18,641 2016
120px Scotiabank Saddledome Calgary, Alberta Calgary Flames 19,289 1983
120px SAP Center San Jose, California San Jose Sharks 17,562 1993
Scottrade Center St. Louis, Missouri St. Louis Blues 19,150 1994
120px Staples Center Los Angeles, California Los Angeles Kings 18,230 1999
120px TD Garden Boston, Massachusetts Boston Bruins 17,565 1995
United Center 060716 United Center Chicago, Illinois Chicago Blackhawks 19,717 1994
120px Verizon Center Washington, D.C. Washington Capitals 18,506 1997
120px Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Flyers 19,543 1996
120px Xcel Energy Center Saint Paul, Minnesota Minnesota Wild 17,954 2000
  • † Underwent extensive renovations from 2010 to 2013, resulting in a completely new arena bowl and concourses within the original structure.

Former ArenasEdit

Eastern Conference
Atlantic Division
Team Arena Years used Capacity Opened Location
Boston Bruins
Boston Garden 1928–1995 14,448 1928 Boston, Massachusetts
Boston Arena
Matthews Arena (1979–present)
1924–1928 5,900 1910
Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo Memorial Auditorium 1970–1996 16,433 1940 Buffalo, New York
Detroit Red Wings
(Detroit Falcons)
(Detroit Cougars)
Olympia Stadium 1927–1979 16,700 1927 Detroit, Michigan
Border Cities Arena
Windsor Arena (1928–present)
1926–1927 3,600 1924 Windsor, Ontario
Florida Panthers
Miami Arena 1993–1998 14,703 1988 Miami, Florida
Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Forum 1926–1996 17,959 1924 Montreal, Quebec
Mount Royal Arena 1919–1926 10,000 1919
Jubilee Arena 1909–1911, 1918–1919 3,000 1908
Montreal Arena 1911–1918 6,000 1898
Ottawa Senators
Ottawa Civic Centre
TD Place Arena (2014–present)
1992–1996 10,575 1967 Ottawa, Ontario
Tampa Bay Lightning
Thunderdome
Tropicana Field (1996–present)
Florida Suncoast Dome (1990–1993)
1993–1996 28,153 1990 St. Petersburg, Florida
Expo Hall 1992–1993 10,425 1976 Tampa, Florida
Toronto Maple Leafs
(Toronto St. Patricks)
(Toronto Arenas)
Maple Leaf Gardens 1931–1999 15,726 1931 Toronto, Ontario
Mutual Street Arena
Arena Gardens (1912–1932)
1917–1931 7,500 1912
Metropolitan Division
Team Arena Years used Capacity Opened Location Reference
Carolina Hurricanes
(Hartford Whalers)
(New England Whalers)
Greensboro Coliseum 1997–1999 21,273 1959 Greensboro, North Carolina
Springfield Civic Center
MassMutual Center (2005–present)
1978–1980 7,444 1972 Springfield, Massachusetts
XL Center
Hartford Civic Center (1975–2007)
1980–1997
1975–1978
15,635 1975 Hartford, Connecticut
Columbus Blue Jackets None n/a n/a n/a n/a
New Jersey Devils
(Colorado Rockies)
(Kansas City Scouts)
Izod Center
Continental Airlines Arena (1996–2007)
Brendan Byrne Arena (1982–1996)
1982–2007 19,040 1981 East Rutherford, New Jersey
McNichols Sports Arena 1976–1982 16,061 1975 Denver, Colorado
Kemper Arena 1974–1976 16,300 1974 Kansas City, Missouri
New York Islanders Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum 1972–2015 16,117 1972 Uniondale, New York
New York Rangers
Madison Square Garden (III) 1926–1968 15,928 1925 New York City, New York
Philadelphia Flyers
The Spectrum 1967–1996 17,380 1967 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Civic Arena
Mellon Arena (1999–2010)
1967–2010 16,940 1961 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Washington Capitals
US Airways Arena
Capital Centre (1973–1993, 1997–2002)
USAir Arena (1993–1997)
US Airways Arena (1997)
1974–1997 18,130 1973 Landover, Maryland
Western Conference
Central Division
Team Arena Years used Capacity Opened Location Reference
Chicago Blackhawks
(Chicago Black Hawks)
Chicago Stadium 1929–1994 18,472 1929 Chicago, Illinois
Chicago Coliseum 1926–1929 6,000 1899
Colorado Avalanche
(Quebec Nordiques)
McNichols Sports Arena 1995–1999 16,061 1975 Denver, Colorado
Quebec Coliseum / Colisée de Québec
Colisée Pepsi (1999–present)
1972–1995 15,399 1950 Quebec City, Quebec
Dallas Stars
(Minnesota North Stars)
Reunion Arena 1993–2001 17,001 1980 Dallas, Texas
Met Center 1967–1993 15,000 1967 Bloomington, Minnesota
Nashville Predators None n/a n/a n/a n/a
Minnesota Wild None n/a n/a n/a n/a
St. Louis Blues
St. Louis Arena
The Checkerdome (1977–1983)
1967–1994 17,188 1929 St. Louis, Missouri
Winnipeg Jets
(Atlanta Thrashers)
Philips Arena 1999–2011 18,545 1999 Atlanta, Georgia
Pacific Division
Team Arena Years used Capacity Opened Location Reference
Anaheim Ducks
(Mighty Ducks of Anaheim)
None n/a n/a n/a n/a
Arizona Coyotes
(Phoenix Coyotes)
(Winnipeg Jets (1972–96))
America West Arena
US Airways Center (2006–2015)
Talking Stick Resort Arena (2015–present)
1996–2003 16,210 1992 Phoenix, Arizona
Winnipeg Arena 1972–1996 15,567 1955 Winnipeg, Manitoba
Calgary Flames
(Atlanta Flames)
Stampede Corral 1980–1983 7,424 1950 Calgary, Alberta
Omni Coliseum 1972–1980 15,278 1972 Atlanta, Georgia
Edmonton Oilers
(Alberta Oilers)
Northlands Coliseum
Northlands Coliseum (1974–1995, 2016–present)
Edmonton Coliseum (1995–1998)
Skyreach Centre (1998–2003)
Rexall Place (2003–2016)
1974–2016 16,839 1974 Edmonton, Alberta
Edmonton Gardens 1972–1974 7,200 1913
Los Angeles Kings
Great Western Forum
The Forum (1967–1988, 2003–present)
1967–1999 16,005 1967 Inglewood, California
San Jose Sharks
Cow Palace 1991–1993 11,089 1941 Daly City, California
Vancouver Canucks
Pacific Coliseum 1970–1995 16,150 1967 Vancouver, British Columbia

Defunct TeamsEdit

Defunct Teams Arenas
Team (years in NHL) Arena Years used Capacity Opened Location Reference
Brooklyn Americans
(1941–1942)
(New York Americans)
(1925–1941)
Madison Square Garden (III) 1925–1942 15,928 1925 New York City, New York
Cleveland Barons
(1976–1978)
(California Golden Seals)
(1970–1976)
(Oakland Seals)
(1967–1970)
(California Seals)
(1967)
Coliseum at Richfield 1976–1978 18,544 1974 Richfield, Ohio
Oakland Coliseum Arena
Oracle Arena
(2006–present)
Oakland Arena (2004–2006)
The Arena in Oakland (1997–2004)
1967–1976 13,601 1966 Oakland, California
(Hamilton Tigers)
(1920–1925)
(Quebec Athletic Club)
(1919–1920)
Barton Street Arena 1920–1925 4,500 1910 Hamilton, Ontario
Quebec Arena 1919–1920 6,000 1913 Quebec City, Quebec
Philadelphia Quakers
(1930–1931)
(Pittsburgh Pirates)
(1925–1930)
Philadelphia Arena 1930–1931 4,000 1920 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Duquesne Gardens 1925–1930 6,500 1890 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Montreal Maroons
(1924–1938)
Montreal Forum 1924–1938 17,959 1924 Montreal, Quebec
Montreal Wanderers
(1917–1918)
Montreal Arena 1917–1918 6,000 1898 Montreal, Quebec
St. Louis Eagles
(1934–1935)
(Ottawa Senators)
(1917–1934)
St. Louis Arena 1934–1935 20,000 1929 St. Louis, Missouri
Ottawa Auditorium 1923–1934 10,000 1923 Ottawa, Ontario
The Arena 1917–1923 7,000 1907

Future\Proposed ArenasEdit

Future/proposed arenas
Arena Team Location Capacity Opening
T-Mobile Arena Vegas Golden Knights Paradise, Nevada 17,368 2016
Little Caesars Arena Detroit Red Wings Detroit, Michigan 20,000 2017
Arizona Coyotes Arena Arizona Coyotes Tempe, Arizona 16,000 2019
Ottawa Major Events Centre Ottawa Senators Ottawa, Ontario 18,000 2021
Calgary Events Centre Calgary Flames Calgary, Alberta 19,000–20,000 Unknown

Outdoor VenuesEdit

The following are outdoor venues that have hosted either the Heritage Classic, Winter Classic or the Stadium Series (including confirmed hosts of future events in those series), plus the confirmed host of the upcoming one-off Centennial Classic:

Outdoor venues
Team Arena Event participated Year used Attendance Location
Edmonton Oilers Commonwealth Stadium Heritage Classic 2003 57,167 Edmonton, Alberta
Buffalo Sabres Ralph Wilson Stadium
New Era Field (2016–present)
Rich Stadium (1973–1998)
Winter Classic 2008 71,217 Orchard Park, New York
Chicago Blackhawks Wrigley Field Winter Classic 2009 40,818 Chicago, Illinois
Boston Bruins Fenway Park Winter Classic 2010 38,112 Boston, Massachusetts
Pittsburgh Penguins Heinz Field Winter Classic 2011 68,111 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Calgary Flames McMahon Stadium Heritage Classic 41,022 Calgary, Alberta
Philadelphia Flyers Citizens Bank Park Winter Classic 2012 46,967 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Detroit Red Wings Michigan Stadium Winter Classic 2014 105,491 Ann Arbor, Michigan
Los Angeles Kings Dodger Stadium Stadium Series 54,099 Los Angeles, California
New Jersey Devils Yankee Stadium 50,105 Bronx, New York
New York Islanders 50,027
Chicago Blackhawks Soldier Field 62,921 Chicago, Illinois
Vancouver Canucks BC Place Heritage Classic 54,194 Vancouver, British Columbia
Washington Capitals Nationals Park Winter Classic 2015 42,832 Washington, D.C.
San Jose Sharks Levi's Stadium Stadium Series 70,205 Santa Clara, California
Boston Bruins Gillette Stadium
CMGI Field (2002)
Winter Classic 2016 67,246 Foxborough, Massachusetts
Minnesota Wild TCF Bank Stadium Stadium Series 50,426 Minneapolis, Minnesota
Colorado Avalanche Coors Field 50,095 Denver, Colorado
Winnipeg Jets Investors Group Field Heritage Classic 33,240 Winnipeg, Manitoba
Toronto Maple Leafs BMO Field Centennial Classic 2017 TBA Toronto, Ontario
St. Louis Blues Busch Stadium Winter Classic TBA St. Louis, Missouri
Pittsburgh Penguins Heinz Field Stadium Series TBA Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Neutral VenuesEdit

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