William Allman Memorial Arena

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William Allman Memorial Arena
William Allman Arena.JPG
Location

15 Morenz Dr, Stratford, ON N5A 1A1

  • Tel: (519) 271-2161
Owner City of Stratford
Capacity Hockey 2.828
Construction
Opened 1924
Architect unknown
Tenants
Stratford Cullitons (1978-Present)

It is the oldest working arena in the world as the Galt Arena Gardens opened in 1921 but was not finished construction until 1925 unlike the Allman which was actually finished when it opened.

The William Allman Memorial Arena, originally Stratford Arena, is an ice hockey arena in Stratford, Ontario. This arena is home to the Stratford Cullitons.

The arena has been used by numerous film and television crews, also in Bauer's "Leave an Impression" advertising campaign.

The list of NHLer's who began their careers with the Cullitons includes: Mark Bell, Rob Blake, Kevin Dahl, Louie DeBrusk, Greg de Vries, Boyd Devereaux, Nelson Emerson, Jeff Halpern, Rem Murray, Ed Olczyk, Mike Peluso, Chris Pronger, Garth Snow, Tim Taylor, and several more.

A portrait of Queen Elizabeth hangs at one end of the rink.


Interior Panorama

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Coordinates: 43°22′26″N 80°58′34″W / 43.373962°N 80.976191°W / 43.373962; -80.976191