The Scotiabank Saddledome is a sports arena in Calgary, Alberta. The arena opened on October 15, 1983, and is the current home to the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL), Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League (WHL) and Calgary Roughnecks of the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The arena was also known as the Olympic Saddledome from 1983 to 1996, the Canadian Airlines Saddledome from 1996 to 2000 and the Pengrowth Saddledome from 2000 to 2010. Scotiabank currently has naming rights on the arena. The arena has a seating capacity of 19,289 people.
|Former names||Olympic Saddledome (1983–1995)|
Canadian Airlines Saddledome (1995–2000)
Pengrowth Saddledome (2000-2010)
Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
|Owner||City of Calgary|
|Operator||Saddledome Foundation/Calgary Flames LP|
|Field size||474,000 square feet (44,000 m2)|
|Started||July 29, 1981|
|Opened||October 15, 1983|
|Construction cost||C$97.7 million|
|Architect||Graham McCourt Architects|
|Structural engineer||Jan Bobrowski and Partners Ltd.|
|Services engineer||Vinto Engineering Ltd.|
|General contractor||CANA Construction Co. Ltd.|
|Calgary Flames (NHL) (1983-present)|
Calgary Hitmen (WHL) (1995-present)
Calgary Roughnecks (NLL) (2001-present)
Calgary Outlaws (NBL) (1994)
Calgary Rad'z (RHI) (1993)
Calgary 88s (WBL) (1988-92)
- "Parking / Transportation". Scotiabank Saddledome. Archived from the original on 2014-03-14. Retrieved 2014-10-24.
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- "Sensational Saddledome helped define Calgary". Calgary Herald. Archived from the original on 2009-01-22. Retrieved 2014-10-24.
- Bobrowski, Jan (1987). "The Saddledome: the Olympic ice stadium in Calgary". Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering. 14 (2): 239–256. doi:10.1139/l87-037. Retrieved 2014-10-24.
- "Construction Manager for Olympic Saddledome". Calgary Herald. Retrieved 2014-10-24.
|Events and Tenants|
| Home of the
1983 – present
HSBC Arena &
| Host of the World Junior Ice
along with Rexall Place
Ufa Arena &
Ufa Ice Palace,
| Home of the
Max Bell Centre
Brendan Byrne Arena,
| Host of the
NHL All-Star Game
Hartford Civic Center,