NHL Arenas Seating Capacity

Below is a list of the seating capacity for all NHL ice rinks. Each arena will seat more/less for different events, but this list below is specific to hockey games.

See the NHL arena in the first column, the total seats and capacity for 2021-22 NHL ice hockey events in the second, home NHL team in the third, and hockey Division in the last column.

This list was updated in October 2021 for each home team seating capacity and is listed in descending order.

Bell Centre21,302Montreal CanadiensAtlantic
United Center19,717Chicago BlackhawksCentral
Wells Fargo Center19,541Philadelphia FlyersMetropolitan
Little Caesars Arena19,515Detroit Red WingsAtlantic
Scotiabank Saddledome19,289Calgary FlamesPacific
FLA Live Arena19,250Florida PanthersAtlantic
KeyBank Center19,070Buffalo SabresAtlantic
Amalie Arena19,000Tampa Bay LightningAtlantic
Rogers Arena18,910Vancouver CanucksPacific
Canadian Tire Centre18,652Ottawa SenatorsAtlantic
Capital One Arena18,573Washington CapitalsMetropolitan
American Airlines Center18,532Dallas StarsCentral
Nationwide Arena18,500Columbus Blue JacketsMetropolitan
Rogers Place18,347Edmonton OilersPacific
Staples Center18,340Los Angeles KingsPacific
Scotiabank Arena18,200Toronto Maple LeafsAtlantic
PNC Arena18,176Carolina HurricanesMetropolitan
PPG Paints Arena18,087Pittsburgh PenguinsMetropolitan
Enterprise Center18,000St. Louis BluesCentral
Ball Arena18,000Colorado AvalancheCentral
Madison Square Garden18,000New York RangersMetropolitan
Xcel Energy Center17,954Minnesota WildCentral
TD Garden17,850Boston BruinsAtlantic
SAP Center17,562San Jose SharksPacific
T-Mobile Arena17,500Vegas Golden KnightsPacific
Honda Center17,174Anaheim DucksPacific
Bridgestone Arena17,159Nashville PredatorsCentral
Gila River Arena17,125Arizona CoyotesCentral
UBS Arena17,113New York IslandersMetropolitan
Climate Pledge Arena17,100Seattle KrackenPacific
Prudential Center16,514New Jersey DevilsMetropolitan
Canada Life Centre15,321Winnipeg JetsCentral

How many seats are in an NHL arena?

18,230 seats. This is an average number across all 32 NHL stadiums.

Who has the largest seating capacity in the NHL?

The Montreal Canadiens home arena, the Bell Centre, has 21,302 seats for NHL ice hockey games.

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