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Sean Pickett
06-05-2015, 02:31 PM
Since it's summer, and I'm seeing several "Places I've Seen a College Hockey Game" signatures, I though I would start a thread where everyone can post where they've seen a college hockey game. I'll start:

Agganis Arena, Alfond Arena (pre and post 1992 renovation), Appleton Arena, Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, Boston Garden, Bradley Center, Bright-Landry Hockey Center (& Bright Hockey Center), Cheel Arena, Conte Forum, Dayton Arena, DCU Center (& Centrum Centre & Worcester Centrum), Freitas Ice Forum, Gutterson Fieldhouse (pre and post 1990 renovation), Hobey Baker Memorial Rink, Houston Field House, HSBC Arena, Hyannis Youth and Community Center, Ingalls Rink, Joe Louis Arena, Lawler Arena (pre and post 2010 renovation), Lynah Rink, Madison Square Garden, Matthews Arena (pre and post 1990 renovation and post 2009 renovation), McHugh Forum, Meehan Auditorium, Mullins Center, Nutter Center, Olympic Center, Onondaga War Memorial, Pepsi Arena (& Knickerbocker Arena), Pepsi Center, Providence Civic Center, Ridder Arena, Riverfront Coliseum, Schneider Arena (pre and post 2013 renovations), Schottenstein Center, Scottrade Center, Snively Arena, St. Paul Civic Center, Starr Rink, Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tate Rink, TD Bank Sports Center, TD Garden (& FleetCenter), Thompson Arena, Tsongas Center (& Tsongas Arena), Tullio Arena, Tully Forum, Verizon Center, Verizon Wireless Arena, Walker Arena, Walter Brown Arena, Wells Fargo Center, Whittemore Center, Xcel Energy Center

That's 55 different rinks over 30 seasons. I tried to include all the names a rink had when I saw a game their, as well as before and after major renovation, but I may have missed a few. I expect some to have been to more rinks, maybe many more, as I've not been to any college rinks beyond New Jersey and New York besides Schottenstein Center (2005 Men's FF) and Ridder Arena (2013 Women's FF). You'll also never see me at an outdoor college hockey game, or one played in a football stadium.

Sean

Tater
06-05-2015, 03:27 PM
Agganis Arena, Alfond Arena, Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, Bradley Center, Boston Garden, Bright-Landry Hockey Center, Consol Energy Center, Conte Forum, DCU Center (& Worcester Centrum), Fenway Park, Ford Field, Houston Field House, HSBC Arena, Lawler Arena (pre and post 2010 renovation), Madison Square Garden, Matthews Arena (1990 renovation and post 2009 renovation), Mullins Center, Pepsi Arena (& Knickerbocker Arena), Providence Civic Center, Riverfront Coliseum, Schneider Arena (pre 2013 renovations), Schottenstein Center, Scottrade Center, St. Paul Civic Center, Tampa Bay Times Forum, TD Garden (& FleetCenter), Tsongas Center (& Tsongas Arena), Tully Forum, Verizon Center, Verizon Wireless Arena, Walter Brown Arena, Wells Fargo Center, Xcel Energy Center

Mine was much easier to do since I copied and edited yours Sean!

-Added Boston Garden. Had to be an oversight on Sean's list!

-Added Fenway Park (only the 1st time when it was something special)

-Deleted the ones I haven't gone to and did a FF scan (added Consol Center & Ford Field)

-I don't go to nearly the number of away games that I used to. I made all the BU home games this year - and neutral site (Beanpot/HEA/FF) games, but zero away games.

LSSULaker889294
06-05-2015, 04:12 PM
All the places I've seen a college hockey game are listed in my signature. All arenas listed are places I've seen LSSU play at and the year listed is the first time I've visited that arena.

BreatheDeep
06-05-2015, 06:31 PM
Yours is bigger than mine, but what the puck, I'll play. It's not the size of the wave, but the motion of the ocean that counts...
Broadmoor World Arena, Magness Arena, Cadet Ice Arena, and Century Link Center.
My favorite place to watch a game is Magness. Although, as a rival fan the bathrooms can be a little dangerous when I need to go "Pio" in between periods...

vicb
06-06-2015, 10:48 AM
Cheel Arena, Appleton Arena, Lynah Rink, Hobey Baker Memorial Rink, Houston Field House, Messa Rink, Onondaga War Memorial, Starr Rink, Blue Cross Arena, Pepsi Arena, Kohl Center, Value City Arena at The Jerome Schottenstein Center, Dunkin Donuts Center, Germain Arena, the Old Boston Garden and last but not least Walker Arena ;). Total of 16.

JohnsonsJerseys
06-06-2015, 10:54 AM
I might have to come back and add this as I remember other trips but here goes.
Ryan J

Alabama Huntsville - Von Braun Center
Alaska Anchorage - Sullivan Arena
Boston Univ - Agganis Arena
Colorado College - World Arena
Lake Superior State Univ - Taffy Abel Ice Arena
Minnesota - Mariucci Arena
Minnesota Duluth - DECC, Amsoil
Minnesota State - Verizon Center
MTU - MacInnes Student Ice Arena, Bradley Center, Comerica Park, Gila River Arena (AZ), Joe Louis Arena, Resch Center, Scheels Arena, Xcel Center
North Dakota - Ralph Engelstad Arena
Northern Michigan Univ - Berry Events Center, Lakeview Arena
SCSU - National Hockey Center
Wisconsin - Kohl Center

LynahFan
06-06-2015, 11:21 AM
Going strictly from memory:

East (15): Lynah, Hamilton, Cheel, Appleton, Gutterson, Thompson, Bright, Meehan, Achilles, Houston, TD Bank (QU), Times-Union (Albany), Lake Placid 1980 rink, Germain Arena (Florida Classic), Onondoga War Memorial

West (3): Lawson, Munn, Mariucci

Have also been in Hobey Baker and Yost, but did not see games there.

Not too shabby, considering that I only lived within the college hockey footprint for 11 years, including my 4.5 in school.

Sean Pickett
06-06-2015, 03:10 PM
Agganis Arena, Alfond Arena, Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, Bradley Center, Boston Garden, Bright-Landry Hockey Center, Consol Energy Center, Conte Forum, DCU Center (& Worcester Centrum), Fenway Park, Ford Field, Houston Field House, HSBC Arena, Lawler Arena (pre and post 2010 renovation), Madison Square Garden, Matthews Arena (1990 renovation and post 2009 renovation), Mullins Center, Pepsi Arena (& Knickerbocker Arena), Providence Civic Center, Riverfront Coliseum, Schneider Arena (pre 2013 renovations), Schottenstein Center, Scottrade Center, St. Paul Civic Center, Tampa Bay Times Forum, TD Garden (& FleetCenter), Tsongas Center (& Tsongas Arena), Tully Forum, Verizon Center, Verizon Wireless Arena, Walter Brown Arena, Wells Fargo Center, Xcel Energy Center

Mine was much easier to do since I copied and edited yours Sean!

-Added Boston Garden. Had to be an oversight on Sean's list!

-Added Fenway Park (only the 1st time when it was something special)

-Deleted the ones I haven't gone to and did a FF scan (added Consol Center & Ford Field)

-I don't go to nearly the number of away games that I used to. I made all the BU home games this year - and neutral site (Beanpot/HEA/FF) games, but zero away games.Yes, I overlooked Boston Garden. It's been 20 years and I guess I saw so many games there they just blended into the games I've seen at TD Garden. I also overlooked the Onondaga War Memorial. I attended the 1988 SIT there. Very interesting rink. I enjoyed walking through the War Memorial between games.

I had my tickets for the FF at Consol Ceneter, but I was unable to attend. I really would have liked that FF.

I used to go to all BU away games east of the Great Lakes, but with my daughter playing youth hockey and the women's games I'm lucky to get to one away game a season now. I still miss the trips to Maine, Vermont and Cornell (unlikely to happen again).

Sean

PcFriars13
06-06-2015, 05:04 PM
I've only been attending college hockey games on the regular since 2009, but here's mine:

Hockey East: Agganis Arena, Alfond Arena, Compton Family Ice Arena, Conte Forum, Gutterson Fieldhouse, Matthews Arena, Mullins Center, Schneider Arena, Tsongas Center, Whittemore Center

ECAC: Thompson Arena

NCHC: Ralph Engelstad Arena

Big 10: Pegula Ice Arena

Random Neutral Sites: Cross Insurance Arena (Cumberland County Civic Center), Dunkin' Donuts Center, Fenway Park, T.D. Garden, Webster Bank Arena, Wells Fargo Center

D3: University of Southern Maine

I'm still super bitter I never made it to Merrimack while I was an undergrad. I'm currently exploiting my friends in grad schools now to visit other arenas around the country--I'm hoping to get Michigan/Michigan State this year and possibly Princeton, RPI, Union, and Cornell. I've seen Providence play at all of the above arenas except for Pegula (that was BC/Penn State) and Wells Fargo Center (the 2014 Frozen Four, which I went to on a complete whim after I convinced a coworker it'd be fun to skip half a day of work and just go).

Laker Dude
06-06-2015, 07:31 PM
I have the following:

Island Sports Center - Robert Morris
Compton Family Ice Arena - Notre Dame
Taffy Able Arena - Lake Superior
MacInnes Student Ice Arena - Michigan Tech
Berry Events Center - Northern Michigan
Verizon Center - Minnesota State
Bowling Green Student Ice Arena - Bowling Green
Ewigleben Ice Arena - Ferris State
Ralph Engelstad Arena - North Dakota
DECC - Minnesota Duluth
Lawson Ice Arena - Western Michigan
Mariucci Arena - Minnesota
Kohl Center - Wisconsin
Munn Ice Arena - Michigan State
Resch Center - Green Bay
Scottrade Center - St. Louis
Joe Louis Arena - Detroit
Madison Square Garden - New York
Wells Fargo Center - Philadelphia
Excel Energy Center - St. Paul
TD Garden - Boston

ericredaxe
06-06-2015, 07:44 PM
I'm sure I'll have to add to this, but quickly off the top of my head:

Agganis Arena
Walter Brown Arena
Conte Forum
Matthews Arena
Tsongas Arena
Whittmore Center
Schneider Arena
Bright Rink
Lawler Arena
Madison Square Garden
Boston Garden
Fleet Center
Fenway Park
Worcester Centeum
Pepsi Center (Albany... Not sure what it's called now)
Verizon (Manchester)

I'm sure I've forgotton a couple.

bgbill1
06-06-2015, 07:53 PM
Sullivan Arena, Carlson Center, Von Braun Center, Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, Pepsi Center, Magness Arena, XL Center, Verizon Center, Tampa Bay Times Forum, UIC Pavilion, Joyce Arena, Compton Family Ice Arena, FleetCenter, TD Garden, Matthews Arena, Bright Hockey Center, Conte Forum, Alfond Arena, Arrington Ice Arena, Yost Arena, Palace of Auburn Hills, Ewigleben Arena, Joe Louis Arena, Ford Field, Michigan State Fairgrounds, City Sports Center, Munn Ice Arena, Van Andel Arena, MacInnes Ice Arena, Lawson Arena, Lakeview Arena, Berry Events Center, Taffy Abel Arena, Bemidji Events Center, Duluth ECC, Verizon Wireless Center, Mariucci Arena, Saint Paul Civic Center, Xcel Energy Center, Scottrade Center, Omaha Civic Auditorium, Qwest Center, Thompson Arena, Hobey Baker Rink, Thomas & Mack Center, Knickerbocker Arena, HSBC Arena, Buffalo State Ice Arena, Appleton Arena, Starr Rink, Lynah Rink, Dwyer Arena, Cheel Arena, Ritter Arena, Achilles Center, Houston Fieldhouse, BGSU Ice Arena, Riverfront Coliseum, Value City Arena, Ohio State Ice Arena, Ohio State Fairgrounds, Nutter Center, Clauss Ice Arena, Kent State Ice Arena, Goggin Ice Arena, Steve Cady Arena, Richfield Coliseum, Huntington Center, Fifth Third Field, University of Toronto Arena, Mercyhurst Ice Center, Wells Fargo Center, Consol Energy Center, 84 Lumber Arena, Providence Civic Center, Schneider Arena, Gutterson Fieldhouse, Kohl Center, Bradley Center.

Basically, every place Bowling Green has played in the last 30 years, most of the Frozen Fours, and a few tournaments and exhibitions.

FadeToBlack&Gold
06-06-2015, 08:08 PM
MacInnes (best in the new WCHA, *bows*, thanks)
Taffy (2nd favorite in the nWCHA thus far)
Yost (it's alright - the tall end zone seats kind of suck, experience-wise)
Berry (worst sightlines - get a real hockey team, NMU)
Brooks NHC (it's loud and the fans are a mixed bag, but the sight lines are just OK)
Mariucci (gorgeous bowl with very good sight lines, but most of the fans are accounted-for Goofs :p
JLA: Great Lakes Invitational Tournament - Save-a-Lot Spartys, Walmart Wolverines, and various other sponsors that keep Tech's beloved holiday tournament alive. :)

Next Year: Munn or Ewigleben, which I will singlehandedly out-cheer, according to everyone. ;)

Maine Event
06-07-2015, 05:49 AM
This was the a fun little exercise. I guess I'm technically an "old timer", as I was a Maine Fan from afar since the program started in Division II back in 1977, however, I've only been attending games on a regular basis since 2003:

Hockey East: Alfond Arena, Cross Insurance Arena (pka Cumberland County Civic Center), Conte Forum, Whittemore Center, Agganis Arena, Walter Brown Arena, Lawler Arena, Tsongas Center/Arena, Chelmsford Forum (pka Tully Forum), Schneider Arena, Matthews Arena, Gutterson Fieldhouse, Mullins Center, Compton Family Ice Arena, and XL Center.

WCHA: Sullivan Arena

ECAC: Achilles Rink, Appleton Arena

NCHC: Ralph Engelstad Arena, Magness Arena

Big Ten: Munn Ice Arena

Frozen Fenway: Fenway Park

Hockey East: Boston Garden

Florida College Hockey Classic: Germain Arena

Ice Breaker Tournament: Sprint Center

NCAA Regionals: Verizon Wireless Arena, DCU Center, Webster Bank Arena, Blue Cross Arena, Pepsi Arena

Frozen Fours: Fleetcenter/TD Bank Garden, Value City Arena, Bradley Center, Scottrade Center, Pepsi Center, Verizon Center, Ford Field, Xcel Energy Center, Wells Fargo Center

I hope to add a couple more this year.

QUAlum2004
06-07-2015, 07:30 AM
High Point Solutions Arena - Quinnipiac
Northford Ice Pavilion - Quinnipiac
Meehan - Brown
Bright Hockey Center - Harvard
Matthews Arena - Northeastern
Walter Brown Arena - BU
Mullins Center - UMass
Tsongas Arena - Lowell
Lawler Arena - Merrimack
Madison Square Garden - UConn vs Quinnipiac
DCU Center - 2002 East Regional
Dunking Donuts Center - 2013 Daresa Deann Poe Regional
Consol Energy Center -2013 Frozen Four
Harbor side Arena - 2014 East Regional
TD Garden - 2015 Frozen Four

blackswampboy
06-07-2015, 08:34 AM
ok I'll play, firmly bringing up the rear. :p

Walker Arena
Appleton Arena
Maxcy Hall Ice Arena
1980 (Herb Brooks) Arena
BGSU Ice Arena
Clauss Ice Arena
Yost Ice Arena
Munn Ice Arena
Joe Louis Arena
Huntington Center
Fifth Third Field

college pucks
06-07-2015, 09:40 AM
18 schools 20 rinks for me so far

AHA
Air Force - Cadet Ice Arena
American International College - Olympia Ice Center
Army - Tate Rink

B1G
Michigan - Yost Arena
Minnesota - Mariucci Arena
Wisconsin - Dane County
Wisconsin - Kohl Center

ECAC
Clarkson - Cheel Arena
Harvard - Bright Hockey Center
Princeton - Hobey Baker Rink
Quinnipiac - TD Bank Sports Center
St. Lawrence - Appleton Arena

HEA
Boston College - Conte Forum
Boston University - Agganis Arena
Vermont - Gutterson Fieldhouse

NCHC
Denver - Magness Arena
North Dakota - Engelstad Arena (old)
North Dakota - Engelstad Arena (new)
St. Cloud State - National Hockey Center

WCHA
Minnesota State - Verizon Wireless Center

joecct
06-07-2015, 10:21 AM
Let's see
Madison Square Garden
Clarkson/Walker Arena
Cheel Campus Center
Maxcy Hall
Appleton Arena
Gutterson Field House
Houston
Achilles
Starr Rink
Lynah
Hobey Baker
Class of '23
McHugh Forum
Walter Brown
Lawler
Watson Rink
Bright Hockey Center
Meehan Auditorium
Schneider Arena
The Whale at Yale
Rochester War Memorial
Syracuse War Memorial
Boston Garden (NIGHTMARES!)
TD Garden
Providence Dunkin Donuts
Albany Pepsi/Knickerbocker Arena
Buffalo HSBC
Washington Verizon Center
St. Louis - Scott Trade Center
Denver - Pepsi Arena
Salem St -Rockett Rink
Norwich - (can't spell it)
Fitchburg - Wallace Civic Center
Fenway Park
Ronald Stafford Ice Arena
Lansing Chapman Rink
Ridder Arena
1980 Rink - Lake Placid
Androscoggin Arena - Lewiston, ME

kdiff77
06-07-2015, 10:42 AM
These are all D-1 or professional venues, but some of them I've only seen women's or D-3 games at.

Meehan Auditorium, Bright Hockey Center (before and after the renovation), Schneider Arena, Agganis Arena, Kelley Rink (women's), Matthews Arena (D-3), Walter Brown Arena (D-3), Dunkin' Donuts Center, DCU Center, TD Garden, Boardwalk Hall (Atlantic City), Compton Family Ice Arena.

I need to venture more outside of the Boston-Providence area! The highest on my bucket list at the moment are Lynah, Ingalls, Hobey Baker and Alfond. I'm a big fan of older, historic arenas. With that said, I'd also love to see QU's arena and Lake Whittemore.

groovemaster
06-07-2015, 11:06 AM
Since it's summer, and I'm seeing several "Places I've Seen a College Hockey Game" signatures, I though I would start a thread where everyone can post where they've seen a college hockey game. I'll start:

Agganis Arena, Alfond Arena (pre and post 1992 renovation), Appleton Arena, Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, Boston Garden, Bradley Center, Bright-Landry Hockey Center (& Bright Hockey Center), Cheel Arena, Conte Forum, DCU Center (& Centrum Centre & Worcester Centrum), Freitas Ice Forum, Gutterson Fieldhouse (pre and post 1990 renovation), Hobey Baker Memorial Rink, Houston Field House, HSBC Arena, Hyannis Youth and Community Center, Ingalls Rink, Joe Louis Arena, Lawler Arena (pre and post 2010 renovation), Lynah Rink, Madison Square Garden, Matthews Arena (pre and post 1990 renovation and post 2009 renovation), McHugh Forum, Meehan Auditorium, Mullins Center, Nutter Center, Olympic Center, Onondaga War Memorial, Pepsi Arena (& Knickerbocker Arena), Pepsi Center, Providence Civic Center, Ridder Arena, Riverfront Coliseum, Schneider Arena (pre and post 2013 renovations), Schottenstein Center, Scottrade Center, Snively Arena, St. Paul Civic Center, Starr Rink, Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tate Rink, TD Bank Sports Center, TD Garden (& FleetCenter), Thompson Arena, Tsongas Center (& Tsongas Arena), Tullio Arena, Tully Forum, Verizon Center, Verizon Wireless Arena, Walker Arena, Walter Brown Arena, Wells Fargo Center, Whittemore Center, Xcel Energy Center

That's 54 different rinks over 30 seasons. I tried to include all the names a rink had when I saw a game their, as well as before and after major renovation, but I may have missed a few. I expect some to have been to more rinks, maybe many more, as I've not been to any college rinks beyond New Jersey and New York besides Schottenstein Center (2005 Men's FF) and Ridder Arena (2013 Women's FF). You'll also never see me at an outdoor college hockey game, or one played in a football stadium.

Sean

Do D2/3 games count?