Espoo Metro Areena

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Espoo Metro Areena
Former names
  • LänsiAuto Areena (1999–2009)
  • Barona Areena (2009–2015)
Location Tapiola, Espoo
Coordinates 60°10′40″N 24°47′09″E / 60.17778°N 24.78583°E / 60.17778; 24.78583Coordinates: 60°10′40″N 24°47′09″E / 60.17778°N 24.78583°E / 60.17778; 24.78583
Owner Tapiolan Monitoimiareena Oy
  • 6,982 (ice hockey)
  • 8,582 (concerts)
Opened 1999 (1999)
Architect Matti Savolainen Oy
Espoo Blues (ice hockey) (1999–2016)
Espoo United (basketball) (2016–)

Espoo Metro Areena (known from 1999 to January 2009 as LänsiAuto Areena, and from 2009 to October 2015 as Barona Areena) is an arena in Espoo, Finland, located by the ice rink and the fair center, in Tapiola. It was opened in 1999 and holds 6,982 people for ice-hockey games or 8,582 for concerts.[1] Its sponsor is Finland's largest chain of fast food hamburger outlets and restaurants, Hesburger OY.

Primarily used for ice hockey, it is the home arena of the Espoo Blues, one of the Finnish Championship League's fourteen teams.


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