Moncton Coliseum

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Moncton Coliseum
Colisée de Moncton
Moncton coliseum logo.png
Location 377 Killam Drive
Moncton, New Brunswick
E1C 3T1
Coordinates 46°05′46″N 64°49′44″W / 46.096243°N 64.828905°W / 46.096243; -64.828905Coordinates: 46°05′46″N 64°49′44″W / 46.096243°N 64.828905°W / 46.096243; -64.828905
Owner Moncton Coliseum Complex
Capacity 6,554 (seated, hockey)
7,200 (total)
Field size 125,000sq/ft (total exhibition space)
Surface 200' X 90'
Opened 1973[1]
Tenants
New Brunswick Hawks (AHL) (1978-1982)
Moncton Alpines (AHL) (1982-1984)
Moncton Golden Flames (AHL) (1984-1987)
Moncton Hawks (AHL) (1987-1994)
Moncton Alpines/Wildcats (QMJHL) (1995-present)
Moncton Miracles (NBL Canada) (2011-present)

The Moncton Coliseum (French: Colisée de Moncton) is a multi-purpose facility, located in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. The capacity is 7,200 (6,554 seated), for hockey.

The adjoining Moncton Agrena complex constitutes the largest trade show facility in Atlantic Canada.

It is currently home to the QMJHL's Moncton Wildcats and the National Basketball League of Canada's Moncton Miracles.[2]

It was the former home of the AHL's New Brunswick Hawks (Toronto Maple Leafs and Chicago Blackhawks farm team, 1978–82), Alpines (Edmonton Oilers, 1982–84), Moncton Golden Flames (Calgary Flames and Boston Bruins, 1984–87) & Moncton Hawks (Winnipeg Jets, 1987–94).

The arena has hosted several large events, including the 2006 Memorial Cup, the CIS University Cup in 2007 and 2008 and the 2009 Ford World Men's Curling Championship. NHL pre-season hockey games are routinely held at the facility every year. The New York Islanders pre-season hockey camp is at the facility.

The arena has hosted concerts by many famous artists, spanning many different genres.

Interior shot of the Moncton Coliseum during a sold out Moncton Wildcats President's Cup game against the Saint John Sea Dogs in 2010.

City Council voted 8-3 to build the new Moncton Events Center downtown. This arena is expected to be completed in 2018 and it is assumed that the Wildcats would move in for the 2018-19 season.

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