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

Eastern Conference[edit | edit source]

Eastern Conference
Atlantic Division
Team Arena Years Used Capacity Opened City
Boston Bruins TD Garden
TD Banknorth Garden (2005-2009)
FleetCenter (1995-2005)
Shawmut Center (1995)
1995-present 17,565[1] 1995 Boston, MA
Boston Garden
Boston Garden (1928)
1928-1995 14,448[2] 1928
Boston Arena
Matthews Arena (1979-present)
1924-1928 5,900 1910
Buffalo Sabres KeyBank Center
First Niagara Center (2011-2016)
HSBC Arena (2000-2011)
Marine Midland Arena (1996-2000)
1996-present 18,690[3] 1996 Buffalo, NY
Buffalo Memorial Auditorium 1970-1996 16,230[4] 1940
Detroit Red Wings
(Detroit Falcons)
(Detroit Cougars)
Little Caesars Arena 2017-present 19,515 2017 Detroit, MI
Joe Louis Arena 1979-2017 20,066 1979
Detroit Olympia 1927-1979 16,700 1927
Border Cities Arena
Windsor Arena
1926-1927 3,600 1924 Windsor, ON
Florida Panthers BB&T Center
BankAtlantic Center (2005-2012)
National Car Rental Center (1998-2002)
Broward County Civic Arena (1998)
1998-present 19,250 1998 Sunrise, FL
Miami Arena 1993-1998 14,696 1988 Miami, FL
Montreal Canadiens Bell Centre
Molson Centre (1996-2002)
1996-present 21,273[5] 1996 Montréal, QC
Montreal Forum 1926-1996 17,959[6] 1924
Mount Royal Arena 1919-1926 10,000 1919
Jubilee Arena 1909-1919 3,000 1908
Ottawa Senators Canadian Tire Centre
Scotiabank Place (2006-2013)
Corel Centre (1996-2006)
The Palladium (1996)
1996-present 18,652 1996 Ottawa, ON
Ottawa Civic Centre 1992-1996 10,575 1968
Tampa Bay Lightning Amalie Arena
Tampa Bay Times Forum (2012-2014)
St. Pete Times Forum (2002-2012)
Ice Palace (1996-2002)
1996-present 19,092 1996 Tampa, FL
Thunderdome
Tropicana Field (1996-present)
Florida Suncoast Dome (1990-1993)
1993-1996 26,000 1990 St. Petersburg, FL
Expo Hall 1992-1993 10,425 UNK Tampa, FL
Toronto Maple Leafs
(Toronto St. Patricks)
(Toronto Arenas)
Scotiabank Arena
Air Canada Centre (1999-2018)
1999-present 18,819[3] 1999 Toronto, ON
Maple Leaf Gardens 1931-1999 15,837 1931
Mutual Street Arena
Arena Gardens (1912-1932)
1917-1931 7,500 1912
Metropolitan Division
Team Arena Years Used Capacity Opened City
Carolina Hurricanes
(Hartford Whalers)
(New England Whalers)
PNC Arena
RBC Center (2002-2012)
Raleigh Entertainment and Sports Arena (1999-2002)
1999-present 18,730 1999 Raleigh, NC
Greensboro Coliseum 1997-1999 21,273 1959 Greensboro, NC
Springfield Civic Center
MassMutual Center (2005-present)
1978-1980 6,679 1972 Springfield, MA
Hartford Civic Center
XL Center (2007-present)
1980-1997
1975-1978
15,635 1975 Hartford, CT
Columbus Blue Jackets Nationwide Arena 2000-present 18,136 2000 Columbus, OH
New Jersey Devils
(Colorado Rockies)
(Kansas City Scouts)
Prudential Center 2007-present 17,615[7] 2007 Newark, NJ
Continental Airlines Arena
Brendan Byrne Arena (1981-1996)
Izod Center (2007-2015)
Meadowlands Arena (2015-present)
1982-2007 19,040[8] 1981 East Rutherford, NJ
McNichols Sports Arena 1976-1982 16,061[9] 1975 Denver, CO
Kemper Arena
Mosaic Arena (2017)
Hy-Vee Arena (2018-present)
1974-1976 17,647[10] 1974 Kansas City, MO
New York Islanders Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum 1972–2015, 2018–present 13,917[11] 1972 Uniondale, NY
Barclays Center 2015–2020 15,795 2011 Brooklyn, NY
New York Rangers Madison Square Garden (IV) 1968-present 18,200[12] 1968 New York City, NY
Madison Square Garden (III) 1926-1968 15,000[13] 1925
Philadelphia Flyers Wells Fargo Center
Wachovia Center (2003-2010)
First Union Center (1998-2003)
CoreStates Center (1996-1998)
1996-present 19,306[3] 1996 Philadelphia, PA
The Spectrum
Wachovia Spectrum (2003-2009)
First Union Spectrum (1998-2003)
CoreStates Spectrum (1994-1998)
1967-1996 17,380 1967
Pittsburgh Penguins PPG Paints Arena
Consol Energy Center (2010–2016)
2010–present 18,387[14] 2010 Pittsburgh, PA
Mellon Arena
Pittsburgh Civic Arena (1961-1999)
1967-present 16,958[15] 1961
Washington Capitals Capital One Arena
Verizon Center (2006-2017)
MCI Center (1997-2006)
1997-present 18,573 1997 Washington, D.C.
US Airways Arena
Capital Centre (1973-1993, 1996-2002)
1974-1997 18,130 1973 Landover, MD

Western Conference[edit | edit source]

Western Conference
Central Division
Team Arena Years Used Capacity Opened City
Chicago Blackhawks
(Chicago Black Hawks)
United Center 1994-present 20,500 1994 Chicago, IL
Chicago Stadium 1929-1994 17,317 1929
Chicago Coliseum 1926-1929 6,000 1899
Colorado Avalanche
(Québec Nordiques)
Ball Arena
Pepsi Center (1999-2020)
1999-present 18,007[3] 1999 Denver, CO
McNichols Sports Arena 1995-1999 16,061[9] 1975
Quebec Coliseum / Colisée de Québec
Colisée Pepsi (1999-2015)
1972-1995 15,399 1950 Québec City, QC
Dallas Stars
(Minnesota North Stars)
American Airlines Center 2001-present 18,532 2001 Dallas, TX
Reunion Arena 1993-2001 17,001 1980
Metropolitan Sports Center 1967-1993 15,000 1967 Bloomington, MN
Minnesota Wild Xcel Energy Center 2000-present 18,064[3] 2000 St. Paul, MN
Nashville Predators Bridgestone Arena
Sommet Center (2007–2010)
Nashville Arena (1996-1999, 2007, 2010)
Gaylord Entertainment Center (1999-2007)
1998-present 17,113 1996 Nashville, TN
St. Louis Blues Enterprise Center
Scottrade Center (2006-2018)
Savvis Center (2000-2006)
Kiel Center (1994-2000)
1994-present 19,022 1994 St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Arena
The Checkerdome (1977-1983)
1967-1994 20,000 1929
Winnipeg Jets
(Atlanta Thrashers)
Bell MTS Place
MTS Centre (2004–2017)
2011-present 15,321 2004 Winnipeg, MB
Philips Arena
State Farm Arena (2018–present)
1999-2011 18,750 1999 Atlanta, GA
Pacific Division
Team Arena Years Used Capacity Opened City
Anaheim Ducks
(Mighty Ducks of Anaheim)
Honda Center
Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim (1993-2006)
Anaheim Arena (1993)
1993-present 17,174[3] 1993 Anaheim, CA
Arizona Coyotes
(Phoenix Coyotes)
(Winnipeg Jets)
Gila River Arena
Jobing.com Arena (2006-2014)
Glendale Arena (2003-2006)
2003-present 17,799[3] 2003 Glendale, AZ
America West Arena
US Airways Center (2006-2015)
Talking Stick Resort Arena (2015-2020)
PHX Arena (2020-present)
1996-2003 16,210 1992 Phoenix, AZ
Winnipeg Arena 1972-1996 15,393[16] 1955 Winnipeg, MB
Calgary Flames
(Atlanta Flames)
Scotiabank Saddledome
Pengrowth Saddledome (2000-2010)
Canadian Airlines Saddledome (1996-2000)
Olympic Saddledome (1983-1996)
1983-present 19,289[3] 1983 Calgary, AB
Stampede Corral 1980-1983 7,424 1950
Omni Coliseum 1972-1980 15,278 1972 Atlanta, GA
Edmonton Oilers
(Alberta Oilers)
Rogers Place 2016-present 18,347 2016 Edmonton, AB
Rexall Place
Skyreach Centre (1998-2003)
Edmonton Coliseum (1995-1998)
Northlands Coliseum (1974-1995, 2016–present)
1974-2016 16,839[3] 1974
Edmonton Gardens 1972-1974 7,200 1913
Los Angeles Kings Staples Center 1999-present 18,118 1999 Los Angeles, CA
Great Western Forum
The Forum (1967-1988, 2003-present)
1967-1999 16,005 1967 Inglewood, CA
San Jose Sharks SAP Center at San Jose
HP Pavilion at San Jose (2002–2013)
Compaq Center at San Jose (2001-2002)
San Jose Arena (1993-2001)
1993-present 17,496[3] 1993 San Jose, CA
Cow Palace
California State Livestock Pavilion (1941–1944)
1991-1993 11,089 1941 Daly City, CA
Vancouver Canucks Rogers Arena
General Motors Place (2002–2010)
Canada Hockey Place (2010 Winter Olympics)
1995-present 18,910 1995 Vancouver, BC
Pacific Coliseum 1970-1995 16,150 1967
Vegas Golden Knights T-Mobile Arena 2017-present 17,500 2016 Paradise, NV

Future teams[edit | edit source]

Future teams' arenas

Team (years in NHL) Arena Years Used Capacity Opened City
Seattle Kraken
(2021–future)
Climate Pledge Arena
Washington State Pavilion (1962)
Washington State Coliseum (1962–1964)
Seattle Center Coliseum (1964–1995)
KeyArena at Seattle Center (1995–2018)
2021–future 17,400 1962 Seattle, WA

Defunct teams[edit | edit source]

Defunct Teams Arenas

Team (years in NHL) Arena Years Used Capacity Opened City
Brooklyn Americans
(1941-1942)
(New York Americans)
(1925-1941)
 
Madison Square Garden (III) 1925–1942 UNK 1925 New York City, NY
Cleveland Barons
(1976-1978)
(California Golden Seals)
(1970-1976)
(Oakland Seals)
(1967-1970)
(California Seals)
(1967)
Coliseum at Richfield 1976-1978 UNK 1974 Richfield,OH
Oakland Coliseum Arena 1967-1976 19,596 1966 Oakland, CA
(Hamilton Tigers)
(1920-1925)
(Quebec Bulldogs)
(1919-1920)
Barton Street Arena 1920-1925 4,500 1910 Hamilton, ON
Quebec Coliseum 1919-1920 UNK 1910 Québec City, QC
Philadelphia Quakers
(1930-1931)
(Pittsburgh Pirates)
(1925-1930)
Philadelphia Arena 1930-1931 4,000 1920 Philadelphia, PA
Duquesne Gardens 1925-1930 6,500 1890 Pittsburgh, PA
Montreal Maroons
(1924-1938)
Montreal Forum 1924-1938 17,959[6] 1924 Montréal, QC
Montreal Wanderers
(1917-1918)
Montreal Arena 1917-1918 6,000 1898 Montréal, QC
St. Louis Eagles
(1934-1935)
(Ottawa Senators)
(1917-1934)
St. Louis Arena 1934-1935 20,000 1929 St. Louis, MO
Ottawa Auditorium 1923-1934 10,000 1923 Ottawa, ON
Dey's Arena 1917-1923 7,000 1907

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