Buffalo State Ice Arena


Opened in 1991, the Ice Arena boasts seven locker rooms, a concession area, vending machines, a skate shop with sharpening and rentals, a 200′ x 85′ ice surface and a seating capacity of 1,800.

The Ice Arena is the home rink for Buffalo State’s men’s and women’s varsity hockey programs, as well as Canisius College’s men’s hockey team. The arena serves as a practice facility for the Buffalo Sabres, has hosted the NJCAA Championships, the Buffalo Skating Club, and several youth and senior hockey leagues. The arena is also a host site for the Western New York Federation High School Hockey regular season and championship playoffs.

The arena provides open skating, skate-n-shoot, and Learn-to-Skate programs, and skate rental to students, faculty and staff as well as the general public.

Sports Played Ice Hockey

Seating Capacity: 1800

Seating Capacity (Hockey): 1800

Concessions

Meeting Space

Locker Rooms

Lights

Restrooms

Pro Shop

Banquet Space

Wireless Internet

DESCRIPTION: Opened in 1991, the Ice Arena boasts seven locker rooms, a concession area, vending machines, a skate shop with sharpening and rentals, a 200' x 85' ice surface and a seating capacity of 1,800. The Ice Arena is the home rink for Buffalo State's men's and women's varsity hockey programs. The arena has served as a practice facility for the Buffalo Sabres and the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships. The arena is also home to the Buffalo Skating Club, the Erie County Metro Hockey League and several youth organizations. The arena is also a host site for the Western New York Federation High School Hockey League. The arena provides open skating, skate-n-shoot, and Learn-to-Skate programs, and skate rental to students, faculty and staff as well as the general public.

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