The arena is formerly known as Nashville Arena, Gaylord Entertainment Center, and Sommet Center.
The arena was also home to the Nashville Kats of the Arena Football League from 1997 until 2001 when the franchise was sold and was moved to Georgia to become the Georgia Force. The team was reincarnated and played in the Gaylord Entertainment Center from 2005 to 2007.
- "Titans owner gets franchise; Kats move to Atlanta". The Augusta Chronicle. Retrieved 2013-06-16.
- "Preds Home Building Renamed Bridgestone Arena". Nashville Predators. Retrieved 2013-06-16.