How big is a hockey rink?

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An NHL rink is now a standard size, but that hasn’t always been the case. Also, ice rinks in different leagues and countries are still different sizes, which can lead to some needed adjustments when players compete in international competitions and interleague exhibition matchups. The National Hockey League had a …

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How Long Do Hockey Games Last?

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Whether it’s because of tight schedules, or organizing a group of people, or attending games with kids, a lot of people like to know how long a sporting event is going to last. NHL games do have a typical running time, meaning how long they take in real-time, much like …

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Prudential Center Food

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Food at the Prudential Center The Prudential Center is located in the central business district of Newark, New Jersey and is home to the New Jersey Devils.  Newark is right outside of New York City, which causes a natural rivalry between the Devils and the NY Islanders and Rangers. The …

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American Airlines Center Food

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Food at the American Airlines Center The Dallas Stars of the NHL skate on their home ice in American Airlines Center, located in Dallas, Texas.  The arena opened in 2001 and is also home to the Dallas Mavericks of the NBA and hosts many other events, including live major recording …

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Keybank Center Food

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Food at the KeyBank Center In 1996 KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York opened and replaced Memorial Auditorium.  Located in Downtown Buffalo the arena was built primarily for the Buffalo Sabres of the NHL, but there are many other Keybank Center events throughout the year.  The Buffalo Bandits of the …

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Rogers Place Food

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Food at the Rogers Place Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, opened in 2016.  The arena replaced Northlands Coliseum as the home of the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers.  Rogers Place is part of the downtown Edmonton entertainment area known as the Ice District.  Rogers Communications owns the naming right to three …

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Amalie Arena Food

Amalie Arena Tampa Bay Lightning

Food at the Amalie Arena The Tampa Bay Lightning call Amalie Arena their home ice.  The arena is located in downtown Tampa, Florida and hockey fans have been enjoying games there since 1996.  The Tampa Bay Lightning has thrilled the local hockey crowd with some recent success, winning back-to-back Stanley …

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Xcel Energy Center Food

Xcel Energy Center

Food at the Xcel Energy Center The  Xcel Energy Center, located in Saint Paul, Minnesota and locally referred to as, “The X,” opened in September of 2000 and is the home ice of the Minnesota Wild.  The arena, which holds nearly 18,000 fans, has hosted Minnesota Wild home games ever …

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Honda Center Food

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Food at the Honda Center The Honda Center has been home to the Anaheim Ducks since 1993 and has hosted more than half a dozen other professional teams since it opened in June of that year.  Ducks games in Anaheim are a great place to meet up with family and …

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