Centre Georges-Vézina

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Centre Georges-Vézina
Centre George-Vézina intext.jpg
Location 643, rue Bégin
Chicoutimi, Quebec
G7H 4N7
Owner City of Saguenay
Capacity 4,724
Opened 1949
Chicoutimi Saguenéens (1973–present)

The Centre Georges-Vézina, formerly the Colisée de Chicoutimi, is a 4,724 capacity (3,683 seated) multi-purpose arena in Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada. The arena was built in 1949 and features an Olympic-sized ice pad of 200' X 100'.

It is named in honour of former Montreal Canadiens goalie and native from Chicoutimi Georges Vézina.

It is home to the Chicoutimi Saguenéens ice hockey team of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League since 1973.

Coordinates: 48°25′11″N 71°03′36″W / 48.41972°N 71.06000°W / 48.41972; -71.06000