Climate Pledge Arena

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The arena in 2008

Climate Pledge Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Seattle, Washington. It is located north of downtown Seattle in Seattle Center, a multi-use development that opened for the 1962 World's Fair.

The arena, which opened with the World's Fair, reopened in October 2021 after a major rebuild that cost $1.15 billion.[1][2] It is home to the Seattle Kraken, a National Hockey League (NHL) expansion team that began play in the 2021–22 season;[3] the Seattle Storm of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA); the Seattle University Redhawks men's basketball team, and the Rat City Roller Derby league of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association.[4][5]

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  1. Daniels, Chris; Thomasseau, Allison; Bernhard, Jimmy (December 4, 2018). "New Seattle Center arena to cost an estimated $850 million". KING5.com. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  2. Eide, Andrew (April 18, 2019). "Seattle NHL expansion team working hard on rebuilding arena". NHL.com. Retrieved April 23, 2019.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. Rosen, Dan (December 4, 2018). "Seattle NHL expansion approved by Board of Governors". NHL.com. Retrieved January 21, 2019.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. "Rat City Roller Girls rock n' roll in KeyArena debut". West Seattle Herald. Retrieved March 2, 2010.
  5. Karras, Christy (May 29, 2009). "Rat City Rollergirls closes its fifth season — and first at KeyArena". The Seattle Times. Archived from the original on June 11, 2009. Retrieved March 2, 2010.