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Location Genetaleden 1, Box 9114
151 09 Södertälje
Sweden
Opened 2 October 1970
Renovated 2005
Owner Södertälje Municipality
Operator Södertälje SK
Architect Thelaus Arkitekter
Tenants Södertälje SK (SEL) (2005-present)
Södertälje BBK (Damligan)
Södertälje Kings (OBL)
Capacity Ice hockey: 6,200

Axa Sports Center or Södertälje Event Arena is an indoor sporting arena located in Södertälje, Sweden that was built opened on 2 October 1970 as Scaniarinken, with an ice hockey game where Södertälje SK defeated Djurgårdens IF, 5–2[1][2] The capacity of the arena is 6,200 but before the renovation and name change in 2005 it could host much larger numbers, with the record being 11,372 people. It is the home arena of the Södertälje SK ice hockey team and the Axa/Marlboro curling team.

In February 2016 the arena was re-named back to Scaniarinken as the 10-year title deal with Axa expired.


References[]

  1. Grattis Scaniarinken - 40 år! (Swedish). Södertälje SK (October 2010). Retrieved on 26 March 2018.
  2. Seger igen - 40 år efter premiären? (Swedish). Södertälje SK (October 2010). Retrieved on 26 March 2018.

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