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The Herb Brooks
Herb Brooks
Arena, one of three ice surfaces at the Olympic Center, is a 7,700-seat multi-purpose arena in Lake Placid, New York. This surface, along with the USA Rink, was built for the 1980 Winter Olympics. Herb Brooks
Herb Brooks
Arena
Arena
hosted various events during the 1980 Winter Olympics, most famously the ice hockey tournament that saw the United States' 4–3 victory over the Soviet Union, the game commonly referred to as the Miracle on Ice. In 2005, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the American victory, the arena was named after the late Herb Brooks, who coached the United States team during the 1980 Olympics. Other events the arena hosted during the 1980 games include figure skating events and the closing ceremony. The arena has been used several times for college hockey championships in the United States. It hosted the 1984 and 1988 men's NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championship, commonly referred to as the Frozen Four. The arena has hosted the NCAA Women's Ice Hockey Championship
NCAA Women's Ice Hockey Championship
as well, in 2007. From 1993 to 2002, the arena annually hosted the ECAC Hockey League's championships every March. The ECAC announced in July 2012 that the league would crown its champion in Herb Brooks
Herb Brooks
Arena
Arena
for the 2013–14, 2014–15, and 2015–16 seasons. The Glens Falls-based Adirondack Thunder
Adirondack Thunder
ice hockey team have used the arena for a few games because of high school basketball championship games being held at the Glens Falls Civic Center.[2] The Lake Placid Roamers played home games at the arena in the late 1940s. References[edit]

^ Kekis, John (2005-02-24). "1980 hockey rink named in honor of Herb Brooks". USA Today. Associated Press. Retrieved February 17, 2010.  ^ " Herb Brooks
Herb Brooks
Arena
Arena
to host Pro Game for the First Time". Spectrum. 

1980 Winter Olympics
1980 Winter Olympics
official report. Volume 1. pp. 47–59.

External links[edit] Media related to Herb Brooks
Herb Brooks
Arena
Arena
at Wikimedia Commons

Official website, hosted by the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority

Winter Olympics

Sporting positions

Preceded by Broadmoor World Arena Colorado Springs, Colorado Host of the Men's Frozen Four 1970 Succeeded by Onondaga War Memorial Syracuse, New York

Preceded by Ralph Engelstad Arena Grand Forks, North Dakota Host of the Men's Frozen Four 1984 Succeeded by Joe Louis Arena Detroit, Michigan

Preceded by Joe Louis Arena Detroit, Michigan Host of the Men's Frozen Four 1988 Succeeded by Saint Paul Civic Center St. Paul, Minnesota

Preceded by Boston Garden Host of the ECAC Hockey
ECAC Hockey
Championship Game 1994–2002 Succeeded by Times Union Center

Preceded by Mariucci Arena Minneapolis Host of the Women's Frozen Four 2007 Succeeded by DECC Duluth, Minnesota

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Venues of the 1932 Winter Olympics

Intervales Ski-Hill Lake Placid Mt. Van Hoevenberg Bob-Run Olympic Arena Olympic Stadium

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Venues of the 1980 Winter Olympics

Intervales Ski-Hill Lake Placid Equestrian Stadium Lake Placid Olympic Sports Complex Cross Country Biathlon Center Mt. Van Hoevenberg Bob and Luge Run Olympic Center Arena James B. Sheffield Speed Skating Oval Whiteface Mountain

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Olympic venues in figure skating

1908: Prince's Skating Club 1920: Palais de Glace d'Anvers 1924: Stade Olympique de Chamonix 1928: St. Moritz
St. Moritz
Olympic Ice Rink 1932: Olympic Arena 1936: Olympia-Kunsteisstadion 1948: Olympic Stadium 1952: Bislett Stadium 1956: Stadio Olimpico Del Ghiaccio 1960: Blyth Arena 1964: Olympiahalle 1968: Le Stade de Glace 1972: Makomanai Ice Arena
Arena
(final), Mikaho Indoor Skating Rink 1976: Olympiahalle 1980: Olympic Center 1984: Skenderija
Skenderija
II Hall, Zetra Ice Hall 1988: Olympic Saddledome (final), Stampede Corral 1992: La halle de glace Olympique 1994: Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre 1998: White Ring 2002: Salt Lake Ice Center 2006: Palavela 2010: Pacific Coliseum 2014: Iceberg Skating Palace 2018: Gangneung Ice Arena 2022: Capital Indoor Stadium

NOTE: During the Olympic Games, venues that have naming rights sold may not use their name during the Olympic Games.

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Olympic venues in ice hockey

1920: Palais de Glace d'Anvers 1924: Stade Olympique de Chamonix 1928: St. Moritz
St. Moritz
Olympic Ice Rink 1932: Olympic Arena
Arena
(final), Olympic Stadium 1936: Olympia-Kunsteisstadion (final), Riessersee 1948: Kulm, Olympic Stadium (final), Suvretta 1952: Dæhlenenga, Jordal Amfi
Jordal Amfi
(final), Kadettangen, Lillestrøm stadion, Marienlyst stadion 1956: Apollonio Stadium, Stadio Olimpico Del Ghiaccio 1960: Blyth Arena
Arena
(final), Squaw Valley Olympic Skating Rink 1964: Messehalle, Olympiahalle 1968: La Patinoire Municipale, Le Stade de Glace 1972: Makomanai Ice Arena
Arena
(final), Tsukisamu Indoor Skating Rink 1976: Messehalle, Olympiahalle (final) 1980: Olympic Center 1984: Skenderija
Skenderija
II Hall, Zetra Ice Hall (final) 1988: Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Olympic Saddledome (final), Stampede Corral 1992: Méribel Ice Palace 1994: Gjøvik Olympic Cavern Hall, Håkon Hall (final) 1998: Aqua Wing, Big Hat
Big Hat
(final) 2002: E Center (final), Peaks Ice Arena 2006: Palasport Olimpico (final), Torino Esposizioni 2010: Rogers Arena
Arena
(final), UBC Thunderbird Arena 2014: Bolshoy Ice Dome
Bolshoy Ice Dome
(final), Shayba Arena 2018: Gangneung Hockey Centre
Gangneung Hockey Centre
(final), Kwandong Hockey Centre 2022: Wukesong Sports Center (final), Beijing National Indoor Stadium

NOTE: During the Olympic Games, venues that have naming rights sold may not use their name during the Ol

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