KeyBank Center

by | Sep 19, 2016

KeyBank Center

Buffalo Sabres

Image result for KeyBank Center arena

About Stadium

A multi-purpose indoor facility located in downtown Buffalo, New York, the KeyBank Center is primarily the home-ice for the National Hockey League’s Buffalo Sabres.

The stadium was originally known as First Niagara Center, then HSBC Arena, and Marine Midland Arena before reaching its current name, KeyBank Center.

It’s currently the largest indoor venue in all of Western New York with a seating capacity of 19,070 fans for hockey games.

Sign up for a FREE Consultation to start working with Legendary Sports Bettor Jon Price

The arena has been the home-ice for the Buffalo Sabres since opening in 1996 when it replied their old home arena, the Memorial Auditorium which has been since demolished.

• One Seymour H. Knox III Plaza
Buffalo, New York 14203

• Capacity: 19,070

History

• Opened: September 21, 1996

• The naming rights to the stadium were sold to KeyCorp on October 30, 2015, who renamed the arena KeyBank Center.

• Construction of the stadium took just under two years to complete after starting on November 4, 1994 and opening on September 21, 1996.

• An eight-sided JumboTron scoreboard by Daktronics fell to the ice on november 16, 1996. Nobody was injured in the accident, and it was promptly removed.

• A major renovation was made to the stadium during the Summer and Fall of 2011, including both new home and away locker rooms, updated concessions, as well as a number of fan experience enhancements.

Past and Current Teams
Buffalo Sabres (NHL) (1996–present)
Buffalo Bandits (NLL) (1996–present)
Buffalo Blizzard (NPSL) (1996–2001)
Buffalo Wings (RHI) (1997)
Buffalo Destroyers (AFL) (1999–2003)

  • Sign Up for a FREE CONSULTATION

    Sign up now to have a free consultation and see how Jon Price and his team can turn sports into a lucrative investment for you!

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

The leading sports investment firm in the country