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Phoenix is the capital and largest city in Arizona, United States.

The city has a population over 1,500,000 and a metro population of over 3,300,000.


National Hockey League (2014-Present) based in Glendale

Western States Hockey League (1994-1995)
California Hockey League (1958-1959)
National Hockey League (1996-2014) renamed Arizona Coyotes; played in suburban Glendale, Arizona since 2003
Western States Hockey League (2011-Current)
West Coast Hockey League (1997-2001) folded
Phoenix Polar Bears
America West Hockey League (2002-2003)
Western States Hockey League (1999-2011) withdrew, franchise rights sold, renamed Knights
Western Hockey League (1967-1974) join WHA as expansion team with roster intact from WHL
Central Hockey League (1977-December 12, 1977) ceased operations, join Pacific Hockey League, which started season later
Pacific Hockey League (1977-1979) folded
International Hockey League (1989-1997) folded
ECHL (2005-2009) relinquished membership
World Hockey Association (1974-1977) folded


  • Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum (1965-Present) originally known as "Arizona State Fairgrounds Exposition Center", given present name shortly after opening
  • US Airways Center (1992-Present) known as America West Arena (from 1992 to January 2006) renamed after the two companies merged
  • Arizona Sports Complex
  • Arcadia Ice Arena
  • Casey's Sports World
  • Castle Sports Club
  • Phoenix Show Palace

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