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List of NHL Teams & Arenas


The National Hockey League (NHL) was established in 1917 and it quickly grew into one of the biggest sporting organizations in the entire world. Today there are 31 NHL teams divided into 4 divisions. Each team plays 82 games in the regular season before the best 16 teams progress to the Stanley Cup playoffs.

With so many teams and arena names to remember, we decided to put together this helpful list of NHL teams and arenas. You can use the list to help you track which NHL arenas you've visited or to learn more about each team and their specific arena.


Team Name Arena Name Arena Location Seating Capacity Opening Year

Anaheim Ducks

Honda Center

Anaheim, California

17,174

1993

Arizona Coyotes

Gila River Arena

Glendale, Arizona

17,125

2003

Boston Bruins

TD Garden

Boston, Massachusetts

17,565

1995

Buffalo Sabres

KeyBank Center

Buffalo, New York

19,070

1996

Calgary Flames

Scotiabank Saddledome

Calgary, Alberta

19,289

1983

Carolina Hurricanes

PNC Arena

Raleigh, North Carolina

18,680

1999

Chicago Blackhawks

United Center

Chicago, Illinois

19,717

1994

Colorado Avalanche

Pepsi Center

Denver, Colorado

17,809

1999

Columbus Blue Jackets

Nationwide Arena

Columbus, Ohio

18,144

2000

Dallas Stars

American Airlines Center

Dallas, Texas

18,532

2001

Detroit Red Wings

Little Caesars Arena

Detroit, Michigan

19,515

2017

Edmonton Oilers

Rogers Place

Edmonton, Alberta

18,347

2016

Florida Panthers

BB&T Center

Sunrise, Florida

19,250

1998

Los Angeles Kings

Staples Center

Los Angeles, California

18,230

1999

Minnesota Wild

Xcel Energy Center

Saint Paul, Minnesota

17,954

2004

Montreal Canadiens

Bell Centre

Montreal, Quebec

21,302

1996

Nashville Predators

Bridgestone Arena

Nashville, Tennessee

17,113

1996

New Jersey Devils

Prudential Center

Newark, New Jersey

16,514

2007

New York Islanders

Barclays Center/Nassau Coliseum

Brooklyn/Uniondale, New York

15,795/13,900

2012/1972

New York Rangers

Madison Square Garden

New York City, New York

18,006

1968

Ottowa Senators

Canadian Tire Centre

Ottawa, Ontario

17,373

1996

Philadelphia Flyers

Wells Fargo Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

19,543

1996

Pittsburgh Penguins

PPG Paints Arena

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

18,387

2010

San Jose Sharks

SAP Center

San Jose, California

17,562

1993

St. Louis Blues

Enterprise Center

St. Louis, Missouri

18,724

1994

Tampa Bay Lightning

Amalie Arena

Tampa, Florida

19,092

1996

Toronto Maple Leafs

Scotiabank Arena

Toronto, Ontario

18,819

1999

Vancouver Canucks

Rogers Arena

Vancouver, British Columbia

18,910

1995

Vegas Golden Knights

T-Mobile Arena

Paradise, Nevada

17,368

2016

Washington Capitals

Capital One Arena

Washington, D.C.

18,506

1997

Winnipeg Jets

Bell MTS Place

Winnipeg, Manitoba

15,321

2004

Eastern Conference - Atlantic


  • Boston Bruins (TD Garden)
  • Buffalo Sabres (KeyBank Center)
  • Detroit Red Wings (Little Caesars Arena)
  • Florida Panthers (BB&T Center)
  • Montreal Canadiens (Bell Centre)
  • Ottawa Senators (Canadian Tire Centre)
  • Tampa Bay Lightning (Amalie Arena)
  • Toronto Maple Leafs (Scotiabank Arena)

Eastern Conference - Metropolitan


  • Carolina Hurricanes (PNC Arena)
  • Columbus Blue Jackets (Nationwide Arena)
  • New Jersey Devils (Prudential Center)
  • New York Islanders (Barclays Center/Nassau Coliseum)
  • New York Rangers (Madison Square Garden)
  • Philadelphia Flyers (Wells Fargo Center)
  • Pittsburgh Penguins (PPG Paints Arena)
  • Washington Capitals (Capital One Arena)

Western Conference - Central


  • Chicago Blackhawks (United Center)
  • Colorado Avalanche (Pepsi Center)
  • Dallas Stars (American Airlines Center)
  • Minnesota Wild (Xcel Energy Center)
  • Nashville Predators (Bridgestone Arena)
  • St. Louis Blues (Enterprise Center)
  • Winnipeg Jets (Bell MTS Place)

Western Conference - Pacific


  • Anaheim Ducks (Honda Center)
  • Arizona Coyotes (Gila River Arena)
  • Calgary Flames (Scotiabank Saddledome)
  • Edmonton Oilers (Rogers Place)
  • Los Angeles Kings (Staples Center)
  • San Jose Sharks (SAP Center)
  • Vancouver Canucks (Rogers Arena)
  • Vegas Golden Knights (T-Mobile Arena)


Fun Facts About NHL Teams & Arenas


  • There are currently 11 NHL arenas that are shared with the NBA.
  • The Montreal Canadiens hold the record for the most Stanley Cup titles (27).
  • California and New York each contain the most NHL teams (3) out of any state.
  • The Boston Bruins joined the NHL in 1924, making them the first American team in the league.
  • The New York Islanders split home games between two different stadiums in two different cities.
  • Detroit's Little Caesars Arena is the newest arena in the league (2017) whereas New York's Madison Square Garden is the oldest (1968).
  • Montreal's Bell Centre is the largest arena in the NHL with a seating capacity of 21,302. Uniondale's Nassau Coliseum is the smallest arena with a seating capacity of 13,900.



NHL Map


We love hockey here at GeoJango Maps. That's why we decided to create an NHL Teams Map to showcase the locations of every NHL team and their respective arenas. You can use this Hockey Map to keep track of which arenas you've visited or which ones you would like to visit in the future.

It also makes a great gift for hockey enthusiasts who can use this NHL Map to decorate their home and show support for their favorite team!