Sokolniki Arena or Sokolniki Sports Palace is an indoor arena located in Moscow, Russia. It is located in the Sokolniki District of the city, a fifteen minute walk from Sokolniki metro station, right by Sokolniki Park. Initially it was an outdoor skating rink, roofed in 1973 during the preparations for the 1973 Summer Universiade. The capacity of the arena is 5,000. The Sokolniki Sports Palace was a venue of the handball tournament at the 1980 Summer Olympics. It is the home arena of the HC Spartak Moscow ice hockey team.
There is a small practice rink located just to the east of the main arena.
|Current arenas in the Kontinental Hockey League|
|Chernyshev Division||Platinum Arena · Omsk Arena · Alatau Sports Palace · Kuznetsk Metallurgists Sports Palace · Ice Sports Palace Sibir · Ufa Arena|
|Kharlamov Division||TatNeft Arena · Neftekhimik Ice Palace · Yekaterinburg Sports Palace · Arena Ugra · Magnitogorsk Arena · Traktor Sport Palace|
|Tarasov Division||Mytishchi Arena · Minsk-Arena · Ice Hockey Center 2004 · Arena 2000 · Ice Palace (Cherepovets) · Trade Union Sport Palace|
|Bobrov Division||CSKA Ice Palace · Megasport Arena · Sokolniki Arena · Ice Palace Saint Petersburg · Arena Riga|