List of ECHL arenas

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The following is a list of ECHL arenas including past and present arenas:

Eastern Conference[edit]

Eastern Conference
North Division
Team Arena Years Used Capacity Opened City
Adirondack Thunder
Stockton Thunder (2005–2015)
Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies (2001–2005)
Birmingham Bulls (1992–2001)
Cincinnati Cyclones (1990–1992)
Glens Falls Civic Center 2015–present 4,794 1979 Glens Falls, New York
Stockton Arena 2005–2015 9,737 2005 Stockton, California
Boardwalk Hall 2001–2005 10,500 1926 Atlantic City, New Jersey
Birmingham–Jefferson Convention Complex 1992–2001 17,654 1976 Birmingham, Alabama
Cincinnati Gardens 1990–1992 10,208 1949 Cincinnati, Ohio
Brampton Beast Powerade Centre 2013–present[1] 5,000 1998 Brampton, Ontario
Manchester Monarchs
Ontario Reign (2008–2015)
Texas Wildcatters (2003–2008)
Huntington Blizzard (1993–2000)
SNHU Arena
Verizon Wireless Arena (2001–2016)
2015–present 9,852 2001 Manchester, New Hampshire
Citizens Business Bank Arena 2008–2015 9,736 2008 Ontario, California
Ford Arena 2003–2008 7,736 2003 Beaumont, Texas
Huntington Civic Arena 1993–2000 9,000 1977 Huntington, West Virginia
Reading Royals
Columbus Chill (1991–1999)
Santander Arena
Sovereign Center (2001–2013)
2001–present 7,083 2001 Reading, Pennsylvania
Ohio Expo Center Coliseum 1991–1999 7,000 1918 Columbus, Ohio
Wheeling Nailers
Wheeling Thunderbirds (1992–1996)
Carolina/Winston-Salem Thunderbirds (1988–1992)
WesBanco Arena
Wheeling Civic Center (1977–2003)
1992–present 5,406 1977 Wheeling, West Virginia
Winston–Salem Memorial Coliseum 1988–1992 8,500 1955 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
South Division
Team Arena Years Used Capacity Opened City
Atlanta Gladiators
Gwinnett Gladiators (2003–2015)
Mobile Mysticks (1995–2002)
Infinite Energy Arena
Arena at Gwinnett Center (2004–2015)
Gwinnett Civic Center Arena (2003–2004)
2003–present 11,355 2003 Duluth, Georgia
Mobile Civic Center 1995–2002 10,112 1964 Mobile, Alabama
Cincinnati Cyclones
Miami Matadors (1998–1999)
Louisville RiverFrogs(1995–1998)
U.S. Bank Arena 2001–present 14,453 1975 Cincinnati, Ohio
Miami Arena 1998–1999 14,823 1988 Miami, Florida
Broadbent Arena 1995–1998 6,600 1977 Louisville, Kentucky
Florida Everblades Germain Arena
TECO Arena (1998–2004)
Everblades Arena (1998)
1998–present 7,186 1998 Estero, Florida
Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Greenville Road Warriors (2010–2015)
Johnstown Chiefs (1988–2010)
Bon Secours Wellness Arena
BI-LO Center (1998–2013)
2010–present 13,707 1998 Greenville, South Carolina
Cambria County War Memorial Arena 1988–2010 3,745 1950 Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Norfolk Admirals
Bakersfield Condors (2003–2015)
Norfolk Scope 2015–present 8,701 1971 Norfolk, Virginia
Rabobank Arena
Bakersfield Centennial Garden (1998–2005)
1998–2015[2] 8,700 1998 Bakersfield, California
Orlando Solar Bears Amway Center 2012–present 17,353 2010 Orlando, Florida
South Carolina Stingrays North Charleston Coliseum 1993–present 10,537 1993 North Charleston, South Carolina

Western Conference[edit]

Western Conference
Central Division
Team Arena Years Used Capacity Opened City
Fort Wayne Komets Allen County War Memorial Coliseum 1990–present[3] 10,480 1952 Fort Wayne, Indiana
Indy Fuel Indiana Farmers Coliseum
Fairgrounds Coliseum (Apr. 2014–Dec. 2014)
2014–present 6,300 1939 Indianapolis, Indiana
Kalamazoo Wings Wings Event Center
Wings Stadium (1974–2015)
2000–present[4] 5,133 1974 Kalamazoo, Michigan
Quad City Mallards iWireless Center 2009–present[5] 9,200 1993 Moline, Illinois
Toledo Walleye
Toledo Storm (1991–2007)[6]
Huntington Center
Lucas County Arena (2009–2010)
2009–present 7,389 2009 Toledo, Ohio
Toledo Sports Arena 1991–2007 5,230 1947 Toledo, Ohio
Tulsa Oilers BOK Center 2008–present[7] 17,096 2008 Tulsa, Oklahoma
Wichita Thunder Intrust Bank Arena 2010–present[8] 13,450 2010 Wichita, Kansas
Mountain Division
Team Arena Years Used Capacity Opened City
Allen Americans Allen Event Center 2009–present[9] 6,275 2009 Allen, Texas
Colorado Eagles Budweiser Events Center 2003–present[10] 5,289 2003 Loveland, Colorado
Idaho Steelheads CenturyLink Arena Boise
Qwest Arena (2005–11)
Bank of America Centre (1997–2005)
1997–present[11] 5,002 1997 Boise, Idaho
Missouri Mavericks Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
Independence Events Center (2009–15)
2009–present[12] 5,800 2009 Independence, Missouri
Rapid City Rush Rushmore Plaza Civic Center 2008–present[13] 5,132 1977 Rapid City, South Dakota
Utah Grizzlies
Lexington Men O' War (2002–2003)
Macon Whoopee (2001–2002)
Tallahassee Tiger Sharks (1994–2001)
Huntsville Blast (1993–1994)
Roanoke Valley Rebels/Rampage (1990–1993)
Virginia Lancers (1988–1990)
Maverik Center
E Center (1997–2010)
2005–present 10,100 1997 West Valley City, Utah
Rupp Arena 2002–2003 23,500 1976 Lexington, Kentucky
Macon Coliseum 2001–2002 7,182 1968 Macon, Georgia
Tallahassee–Leon County Civic Center 1994–2001 12,100 1981 Tallahassee, Florida
Von Braun Center 1993–1994 6,602 1975 Huntsville, Alabama
LancerLot 1988–1993 Vinton, Virginia

Future teams[edit]

Future Teams Arenas
Team Arena Years Used Capacity Opened City
Jacksonville IceMen
Evansville IceMen (2012–2016)
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena 2017 13,141 2003 Jacksonville, Florida
Ford Center 2011–2016[14] 9,437 2011 Evansville, Indiana
Worcester Railers HC DCU Center 2017 12,239 1982 Worcester, Massachusetts

Defunct teams[edit]

Defunct Teams Arenas
Team (years in ECHL) Arena Years Used Capacity Opened City
Alaska Aces (2003–2017) Sullivan Arena 1995–2017[15] 6,290 1983 Anchorage, Alaska
Arkansas RiverBlades (1999–2003) Alltel Arena 1999–2003 17,000 1999 N. Little Rock, Arkansas
Augusta Lynx (1998–2008)
Raleigh IceCaps (1991–1998)
James Brown Arena
Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center (1974–2006)
1998–2008 9,167 1974 Augusta, Georgia
Dorton Arena 1991–1998 7,610 1952 Raleigh, North Carolina
Charlotte Checkers (1993–2010) Time Warner Cable Arena
Charlotte Bobcats Arena (2005–2008)
2005–2010 14,100 2005 Charlotte, North Carolina
Cricket Arena
Independence Arena (1988–2001)
1993–2005 9,605 1955
Chicago Express (2011–2012) Sears Centre 2011–2012 9,500 2006 Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Columbia Inferno (2001–2008) Carolina Coliseum 2001–2008[16] 12,401 1968 Columbia, South Carolina
Columbus Cottonmouths (2001–2004)
Hampton Roads Admirals (1989–2000)
Columbus Civic Center 2001–2004 7,509 1996 Columbus, Georgia
Norfolk Scope 1989–2000 8,784 1971 Norfolk, Virginia
Dayton Bombers (1991–2009) Nutter Center 1996–2009 12,000 1990 Fairborn, Ohio
Hara Arena 1991–1996 5,500 1964 Trotwood, Ohio
Elmira Jackals (2007–2017) First Arena
Coach USA Center (2000–2004)
2000–2017[17] 3,784 2000 Elmira, New York
Fresno Falcons (2003–2008) Selland Arena 1995–2003, 2008 11,300 1966 Fresno, California
Save Mart Center 2003–2008 14,224 2003
Greensboro Generals (1999–2004) Greensboro Coliseum 1999–2004 21,273 1959 Greensboro, North Carolina
Greensboro Monarchs (1989–1995) Greensboro Coliseum 1989–1995 21,273 1959 Greensboro, North Carolina
Greenville Grrrowl (1998–2006) BI-LO Center 1998–2006 13,707 1998 Greenville, South Carolina
Jackson Bandits (1999–2003)
Chesapeake Icebreakers (1997–1999)
Mississippi Coliseum 1999–2003 6,500 1962 Jackson, Mississippi
The Show Place Arena 1997–1999 5,800 Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Jacksonville Lizard Kings (1995–2000)
Louisville IceHawks (1990–1994)
Jacksonville Coliseum 1995–2000 11,000 1960 Jacksonville, Florida
Broadbent Arena 1990–1994 6,600 1977 Louisville, Kentucky
Las Vegas Wranglers (2003–2014) Orleans Arena 2003–2014[18] 7,773 2003 Paradise, Nevada
Long Beach Ice Dogs (2003–2007) Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center 2003–2007 11,200 1962 Long Beach, California
Louisiana IceGators (1995–2005) Cajundome 1995–2005 12,068 1985 Lafayette, Louisiana
Mississippi Sea Wolves (1996–2009) Mississippi Coast Coliseum 1996–2009 9,150 1977 Biloxi, Mississippi
New Orleans Brass (1997–2002) New Orleans Arena 1999–2002 16,500 1999 New Orleans, Louisiana
Municipal Auditorium 1997–1999 7,853 1930
Pee Dee Pride (1997–2005)
Knoxville Cherokees (1988–1997)
Florence Civic Center 1997–2005 7,426 Florence, South Carolina
James White Civic Coliseum 1989–1997 7,141 1961 Knoxville, Tennessee
Pensacola Ice Pilots (1996–2008)
Nashville Knights (1989–1996)
Pensacola Civic Center 1996–2008 8,150 1985 Pensacola, Florida
Nashville Municipal Auditorium 1989–1996 9,700 1962 Nashville, Tennessee
Peoria Rivermen (1996–2005) Carver Arena 1996–2005 9,542 1982 Peoria, Illinois
Phoenix RoadRunners (2005–2009) US Airways Center
America West Arena (1992–2005)
2005–2009 16,210 1992 Phoenix, Arizona
Richmond Renegades (1990–2003) Richmond Coliseum 1990–2003 11,008 1971 Richmond, Virginia
Roanoke Express (1993–2004) Roanoke Civic Center 1993–2004 9,828 1971 Roanoke, Virginia
San Diego Gulls (2003–2006) iPayOne Center
San Diego Sports Arena (1966–2004)
1995–2006[19] 12,900 1966 San Diego, California
San Francisco Bulls(2012–2014) Cow Palace 2012–2014 11,089 1941 Daly City, California
Trenton Titans (1999–2007, 2011–2013)
Trenton Devils (2007–2011)
Sun National Bank Center
Sovereign Bank Arena (1999–2009)
1999–2013 8,100 1999 Trenton, New Jersey
Victoria Salmon Kings (2004–2011)
Baton Rouge Kingfish (1996–2004)
Erie Panthers (1988–1996)
Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre 2005–2011 7,400 2005 Victoria, British Columbia
Bear Mountain Arena 2004–2005 2,300 2004
Riverside Centroplex 1996–2003 8,500 Late 1970s Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Louis J. Tullio Arena 1988–1996 5,524 1983 Erie, Pennsylvania

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Brampton played in the Central Hockey League (CHL) before joining the ECHL for the 2014–15 season.
  2. ^ Bakersfield played in the West Coast Hockey League from 1995 to 2003. They joined the ECHL for the 2003–04 season.
  3. ^ Fort Wayne played in the International Hockey League from 1990 to 1999 (for the current franchise, there had been another Komets franchise that played in the IHL from 1952 to 1990), the UHL/IHL from 1999 to 2010, and the CHL from 2010 to 2012. They joined the ECHL as of the 2012–13 season.
  4. ^ Kalamazoo previously played in the UHL/IHL from 2000 to 2009. They joined the ECHL as of the 2009–10 season.
  5. ^ Quad City played in the IHL from 2009 to 2010 and the CHL from 2010 to 2014 before joining the ECHL for the 2014–15 season.
  6. ^ The Toledo franchise had an original run from 1991 until 2007, but voluntarily suspended their membership after the 2006–07 ECHL season in order to demolish the Toledo Sports Arena in order to build the Lucas County Arena. The new owners of the team also changed its nickname from Storm to Walleye.
  7. ^ Tulsa played in the CHL from 1992 to 2014 before joining the ECHL for the 2014–15 season.
  8. ^ Wichita played in the CHL from 1992 to 2014 before joining the ECHL for the 2014–15 season.
  9. ^ Allen played in the CHL from 2009 to 2014 before joining the ECHL in 2014
  10. ^ Colorado played in the CHL from 2003 to 2011 before joining the ECHL for the 2011–12 season.
  11. ^ Idaho played in the West Coast Hockey League from 1997 to 2003. They joined the ECHL for the 2003–04 season.
  12. ^ Missouri played in the CHL from 2009 to 2014 before joining the ECHL for the 2014–15 season.
  13. ^ Rapid City played in the CHL from 2008 to 2014 before joining the ECHL for the 2014–15 season.
  14. ^ Evansville played in the CHL before joining the ECHL in 2012. Voluntarily suspended operations after the 2015–16 season.
  15. ^ Alaska played in the West Coast Hockey League from 1995 to 2003. They joined the ECHL for the 2003–04 season.
  16. ^ Columbia voluntarily suspended their membership for the 2008–09 season as it tried to build a new arena. The team never returned and was removed as a "future market" by the ECHL in 2014.
  17. ^ Elmira played in the United Hockey League from 2000 to 2007. They joined the ECHL as of the 2007–08 season.
  18. ^ Las Vegas took a voluntary suspension from the league after Orleans Arena declined to renew the team's lease in 2014.
  19. ^ San Diego played in the West Coast Hockey League from 1995 to 2003. They joined the ECHL for the 2003–04 season.