McConnell Arena

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McConnell Arena
Arena McConnell 01.jpg
Former names McConnell Winter Arena
Location 3883 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Opened 1956
Renovated 2000[1]
Expanded 2004[2]
Owner McGill University
Capacity 1,600[2]
Tenants
McGill Redmen, McGill Martlets

McConnell Arena is a Canadian ice hockey arena located on the corner of Pine Avenue and Park Avenue in Montreal, Quebec. The arena is owned and operated by McGill University, and is the home to the McGill Redmen men's and McGill Martlets women's ice hockey teams. The ice surface is the standard North American size, 61 metres (200 feet) long by 26 metres (85 feet) wide.

The arena renovated in 2004 and has a capacity of 1,600 people.[1]

History[edit]

McConnell Arena was originally built in 1956 due to a donation by John Wilson McConnell, a Canadian businessman, newspaper publisher, humanitarian, philanthropist and senior governor of McGill University.[1] It was renovated in 2000 at a cost of $4 million.[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Recruiting". The unofficial website of McGill Redmen hockey. Retrieved 22 December 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "McGill University's McConnell Arena Dasher Board Advertising". McGill Redmen. McGill University. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 

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Coordinates: 45°30′43″N 73°34′58″W / 45.51194°N 73.58278°W / 45.51194; -73.58278