List of Roller Hockey International arenas
The following is a list of Roller Hockey International (RHI) arenas.
|Defunct Teams Arenas|
|Team (years in RHI)||Arena||Years Used||Capacity||Opened||City||Reference|
|Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim||1993–1999||17,174||1993||Anaheim, California|||
|Max Bell Centre||1993–1994||2,121||Calgary, AB|
|Sacramento River Rats
|ARCO Arena (1994-1996)
Cal Expo Amphitheatre (1997)
|New Haven Coliseum||1993||11,171||1972||New Haven, Connecticut|||
|Los Angeles Blades
|Great Western Forum
The Forum (1967–1988, 2003–present)
|Kaiser Convention Center
Oakland Auditorium (1914–1984)
|Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum Arena
Oracle Arena (2006–present)
Oakland Arena (2004–2006)
The Arena in Oakland (1997–2004)
|Memorial Coliseum||1993–1994||10,888||1960||Portland, Oregon|
|San Diego Barracudas
|San Diego Sports Arena
'iPayOne Center (2004–2007)
|St. Louis Vipers
Scottrade Center (2006–present)
Savvis Center (2000–2006)
|St. Louis Arena
The Checkerdome (1977–1983)
|Las Vegas Flash
|Thomas & Mack Center||1994||16,606||1983||Paradise, Nevada|
|South Towne Center||1993||n/a||n/a||Sandy, Utah|
|General Motors Place
Rogers Arena (2010–present)
Canada Hockey Place during 2010 Winter Olympics
|Las Vegas Coyotes
(Atlanta Fire Ants)
|Santa Fe Ice Arena||1999||n/a||n/a||Las Vegas|
|Myriad Convention Center
Cox Convention Center (2002–present)
|Buffalo Memorial Auditorium||1994–1995||16,433||1940||Buffalo, New York|
|Odeum Expo Center||1995||3,500||n/a||Villa Park, Illinois|
(Edmonton Sled Dogs)
Amway Arena (2006–present)
TD Waterhouse Centre (2000–2006)
Rexall Place (2003–present)
Skyreach Centre (1998–2003)
Edmonton Coliseum (1995–1998)
|Minnesota Arctic Blast
|Target Center||1994, 1996||19,500||1990||Minneapolis|
Bell Centre (2002–present)
(New England Stingers)
Scotiabank Place (2006–present)
The Palladium (1996)
|Cumberland County Civic Center||1994||7,005||1977||Portland, Maine|
|New Jersey Rockin' Rollers
|Continental Airlines Arena
Izod Center (2007–present)
Brendan Byrne Arena (1981–1996)
|1994–1997||19,040||1981||East Rutherford, New Jersey|||
Wachovia Spectrum (2003–2009)
First Union Spectrum (1998–2003)
|Tampa Bay Tritons
|Expo Hall||1994||10,425||n/a||Tampa, Florida|
(Empire State Cobras)
|Buffalo State Sports Arena||1999||1,800||1991||Buffalo, New York|||
|Marine Midland Arena
HSBC Arena (1999–present)
|Glens Falls Civic Center||1996||4,806||1979||Glens Falls, New York|
|Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum||1994–1995||13,730||1965||Phoenix, Arizona|
- Roller Hockey International
- List of RHI records (team)
- List of RHI records (individual)
- List of U.S. stadiums by capacity
- McLeod, Paul. "Bullfrogs, League to Sit Out the Summer", Los Angeles Times, April 18, 2000. Accessed January 24, 2017. "The Bullfrogs, who play at the Arrowhead Pond, are an original member of RHI, which began in 1993 but has had financial problems in recent years."
- Scotiabank Saddledome, Ballparks.com. Accessed January 26, 2017.
- "River Rats nibble away at debt to Arco Arena", Sacramento Business Journal, August 24, 1997. Accessed January 26, 2017. "The Sacramento River Rats roller hockey team just finished a season playing at Cal Expo. But they still owe money from their three years at Arco Arena."
- Cavanaugh, Jack. "Roller Hockey Glides Into Sports Arenas", The New York Times, August 1, 1993. Accessed January 26, 2017. "When T. J. Schatz went to the offices of the Connecticut Coasters last month, his hope was to sell T-shirts to the new roller hockey club at the New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum."
- Shepard, Eric. "Only the Timing Is Out of LineRoller Hockey: In-line hockey world championships, which begin today, mean that top players will miss a few Blade and Bullfrog games.", Los Angeles Times, July 17, 1997. Accessed January 26, 2017. "Fighting to make a bigger impact in an increasingly crowded professional sports scene, the Los Angeles Blades of the Roller Hockey International league hope their winning season will result in larger crowds at the Forum."
- Swan, Gary. "Skates Hope to Get Kaiser Hopping / Ancient arena is new home for new-age Roller Hockey", San Francisco Chronicle, May 30, 1996. Accessed January 26, 2017. "The Oakland Skates -- who open their season in Oklahoma City tomorrow night -- feel they have moved up the clock on roller hockey success this season by taking a step back in time. Their new home is the Henry J. Kaiser Arena, a homey pre-World War I relic near Lake Merritt, seemingly a stage lying in wait for the filming of Gordie Howe, the Early Years."
- Good, Philip. "Roller Hockey Team Finds a Home", The New York Times, April 10, 1994. Accessed January 26, 2017. WINTER seems to have finally faded away and the New Jersey Devils' season will soon be over, depending of course on how the team fares in the playoffs. That means in-line wheeled skates will replace ice hockey skates in the Brendan T. Byrne Meadowlands Arena as the New Jersey Rockin' Rollers join the Roller Hockey International League as a new team this summer."
- Loro, Laura. "ROLLER HOCKEY BULLDOGS TAKE A BITE OUT OF PHILLY", Advertising Age, June 27, 1994. Accessed January 23, 2017. "O'Neill and the staff of the Spectrum, where the Flyers and NBA's 76ers also play, handled creative on the less than $500,000 effort."
- Staff. "Wings Shift to Buffalo State Arena", The Buffalo News, May 5, 1998. Accessed January 26, 2017. "The Buffalo Wings will play in a new league and in a new home arena for the 1998 season.The Buffalo State College Sports Arena will be the Wings' home court for their first season in Major League Roller Hockey, the team announced Monday."
- Doyle, Fletcher. "Roller Hockey League Lands at Arena with Buffalo Wings", The Buffalo News, January 10, 1997. Accessed January 26, 2017. "The Empire State Cobras, searching for a new home after one financially disastrous Roller Hockey International season in Glens Falls, have landed in Marine Midland Arena as the Buffalo Wings."