In the Heartside district of Grand Rapids, Michigan you can find Van Andel Arena, home of the Grand Rapids Griffins. Seating 10,834 for hockey games, Van Andel is a perfect place to see AHL hockey.
The Dunkin’ Donuts Center and Providence are frequently listed among the top destinations for fans who travel the American Hockey League circuit. The combination of a great downtown area, modern mid-sized arena, and fantastic fan support makes this venue one of the top rinks in the league.
When Dunkin’ Donuts announced earlier this week that they will be changing their name to the more streamlined Dunkin’, it caused a ripple effect that went beyond coffee and donuts to the sports scene here in New England. Local sports fans pondered: Will this affect the names of our favorite sports venues?
Ask anyone from Cincinnati if they like a 3-way and they will know exactly what you mean. Cincinnati-style chili is a regional taste cemented that is a multi-million dollar business, but outside of the area, it’s more of an enigma.
Past temples of the game still host regular hockey in Toronto; Maple Leaf Gardens and Varsity Arena are two great examples, but no arena manages to retain its historical flair and combine it with modern conveniences quite like Ricoh Coliseum, the home of the legendary Toronto Marlborough Hockey Club, later known as the Marlboros, then the Marlies.
The AHL (American Hockey League) Admirals are becoming a hit in Milwaukee. The move from the BMO Harris Bradley Center to the UW Milwaukee Panthers Arena was a great one for the team and its fans.