BB&T Center – Florida Panthers

BB&T Center – Florida Panthers

During recent seasons, the Florida Panthers were known in the news for being the team that had a franchise-low for attendance. In addition, they experienced the smallest season-opener crowd in franchise history. The few fans that showed up could carry on conversations in the upper deck that could clearly be heard in the lower bowl. However, an injection of young talent and a streamlined stadium experience has led to a growing crowd and an even better game day atmosphere. A new logo and a new feel make it a different experience than that of the past.

Nationwide Arena – Columbus Blue Jackets

Nationwide Arena – Columbus Blue Jackets

Nationwide’s initial investment in an arena in its headquarter’s city has led to the establishment of a vibrant sports and entertainment district that provides both professional level competition for the locals and draws even more investment into the downtown Columbus area.

PPG Paints Arena – Pittsburgh Penguins

PPG Paints Arena – Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins have a checkered past, with two serious relocation threats in their history. Those days appear to be well in the past now, as the Penguins are firmly entrenched in the Steel City, competing with the Steelers for the unofficial title of Most Popular Team in Pittsburgh. With a cast of superstars, the Penguins look to remain near the top of the NHL standings for the foreseeable future. In PPG Paints Arena, the Penguins have a worthy home for one of the more popular teams in the league.

Scotiabank Arena – Toronto Maple Leafs

Scotiabank Arena – Toronto Maple Leafs

It is undeniable that the Toronto Maple Leafs are one of the most significant franchises in all of sport. For hockey fans everywhere, a pilgrimage to Scotiabank Arena is necessary for the fulfilling of the bucket list. The Leafs will provide a great experience and fans will not be disappointed. However, it is important for fans to save up as it is an expensive affair.