040 01 Košice, Slovakia
|Opened||February 24, 2006|
|Owner||U.S. Steel Košice|
|Construction cost||SKK 730 million ($ 17.6 million in 2006 dollars, $ 20.6 million in 2014 dollars)|
|HC Košice (Slovak Extraliga) 2006 – present|
Steel Arena opened on February 24, 2006. Its capacity is 8,343 seats and was named in honour of the general sponsor of the club – the U. S. Steel Košice (a member of the United States Steel Corporation) and also in honour of Ladislav Troják, a Košice-born hockey player who was the first Slovak to win the World Championship with the Czechoslovakian national team.
Steel Aréna was one of the venues for the 2011 IIHF World Championship, which was hosted by Bratislava and Košice. The scoreboard, one of the most advanced LED scoreboards in the world was designed and manufactured by ColosseoEAS, a Slovak company.
The arena has hosted concerts by many famous artists, spanning many different genres of music.
- Tables of historical exchange rates to the United States dollar
- Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–2014. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
- Official website of Steel Aréna
- Official website of HC Košice
- Official website of U. S. Steel Košice
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