List of National Hockey League arenas

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The following is a list of National Hockey League arenas including past, present, and future arenas:

Current arenas[change | change source]

Image Arena Location Team(s) Capacity Opened Season of first NHL game^ Ref(s)
St Pete Times Forum At Sunset.jpg Amalie Arena Tampa, Florida Tampa Bay Lightning 19,092 1996 1996–97 [1]
American Airlines Center August 2015.jpg American Airlines Center Dallas, Texas Dallas Stars 18,532 2001 2001–02 [2]
BankAtlanticCenterCrop.JPG BB&T Center Sunrise, Florida Florida Panthers 19,250 1998 1998–99 [3]
Barclays Center western side.jpg Barclays Center Brooklyn, New York New York Islanders 15,795 2012 2015–16 [4]
Centerbell.jpg Bell Centre Montreal, Quebec Montreal Canadiens 21,302 1996 1995–96 [5]
MTS CENTRE b.jpg Bell MTS Place Winnipeg, Manitoba Winnipeg Jets 15,321 2004 2011–12 [6]
WTN EVula 053.jpg Bridgestone Arena Nashville, Tennessee Nashville Predators 17,113 1996 1998–99 [2][7]
Canadian Tire Centre Ottawa.jpg Canadian Tire Centre Ottawa, Ontario Ottawa Senators 17,373 1996 1995–96 [8][9]
Verizon Center wide.jpg Capital One Arena Washington, D.C. Washington Capitals 18,506 1997 1997–98 [2]
Scottrade Center 3Apr2005.jpg Enterprise Center St. Louis, Missouri St. Louis Blues 18,724 1994 1994–95 [10]
Glendale-arena.jpg Gila River Arena Glendale, Arizona Arizona Coyotes 17,125 2003 2003–04 [11]
Honda-ext-arch.JPG Honda Center Anaheim, California Anaheim Ducks 17,174 1993 1993–94 [11]
First Niagara Center front.jpg KeyBank Center Buffalo, New York Buffalo Sabres 19,070 1996 1996–97 [2]
Little Caesars Arena panorama.jpg Little Caesars Arena Detroit, Michigan Detroit Red Wings 19,515 2017 2017–18 [12]
Madison Square Garden, 2005.jpg Madison Square Garden New York, New York New York Rangers 18,006 1968 † 1967–68 [13]
Nassau Coliseum.jpg Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Uniondale, New York New York Islanders 13,900 1972, 2017 # 1972–73 [14]
Columbus-ohio-nationwide-arena.jpg Nationwide Arena Columbus, Ohio Columbus Blue Jackets 18,144 2000 2000–01 [15]
Denver Pepsi Center 1.jpg Pepsi Center Denver, Colorado Colorado Avalanche 17,809 1999 1999–2000 [16]
PNC Arena Raleigh.JPG PNC Arena Raleigh, North Carolina Carolina Hurricanes 18,680 1999 1999–2000 [17]
Consol Energy Center March 2010.jpg PPG Paints Arena Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Penguins 18,387 2010 2010–11 [18]
Pudcentnewarkjeh.JPG Prudential Center Newark, New Jersey New Jersey Devils 16,514 2007 2007–08 [19]
Rogers Arena.jpg Rogers Arena Vancouver, British Columbia Vancouver Canucks 18,910 1995 1995–96 [20]
Rogers Place Arena.jpg Rogers Place Edmonton, Alberta Edmonton Oilers 18,347 2016 2016–17 [21]
Air Canada Centre and CN Tower from Bay St.jpg Scotiabank Arena Toronto, Ontario Toronto Maple Leafs 18,819 1999 1998–99 [22]
PengrowthSaddledomeNight.jpg Scotiabank Saddledome Calgary, Alberta Calgary Flames 19,289 1983 1983–84 [11]
HP Pavilion.jpg SAP Center San Jose, California San Jose Sharks 17,562 1993 1993–94 [11]
Staplescenter.jpg Staples Center Los Angeles, California Los Angeles Kings 18,230 1999 1999–2000 [2]
TD Garden (crop).JPG TD Garden Boston, Massachusetts Boston Bruins 17,565 1995 1995–96 [23]
T Mobile Arena The Strip Las Vegas (29798246202).jpg T-Mobile Arena Paradise, Nevada Vegas Golden Knights 17,368 2016 2017–18 [24]
United Center 060716.jpg United Center Chicago, Illinois Chicago Blackhawks 19,717 1994 1994–95 [25]
Wells Fargo Center.jpg Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Flyers 19,543 1996 1996–97 [2]
XcelEnergyCenteroverview.jpg Xcel Energy Center Saint Paul, Minnesota Minnesota Wild 17,954 2000 2000–01 [11]
  • ^ The season of the year of the first regular-season game of the primary NHL tenant.
  • † Underwent extensive renovations from 2010 to 2013, resulting in a completely new arena bowl and concourses within the original structure.
  • # Reopened in 2017 after significant renovations.

Map of current arenas[change | change source]


Future/proposed arenas[change | change source]

Arena Team Location Capacity Opening Reference
Ottawa Major Events Centre Ottawa Senators Ottawa, Ontario 18,000 2021 [26][27]
CalgaryNEXT Calgary Flames Calgary, Alberta 19,000 N/A [28]
Belmont Park Arena New York Islanders Elmont, New York 18,000 2021 [29][30]

Defunct teams[change | change source]

Team Arena Years used Capacity Opened Location Ref(s)
Brooklyn Americans
(1941–1942)
(New York Americans)
(1925–1941)
Madison Square Garden (III) 1925–1942 15,928 1925 New York, New York
Cleveland Barons
(1976–1978)
(California Golden Seals)
(1970–1976)
(Oakland Seals)
(1967–1970)
(California Seals)
(1967)
Richfield Coliseum 1976–1978 18,544 1974 Richfield, Ohio
Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum Arena 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 [31]
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 [32]
The Arena 1917–1923 7,000 1907

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