Herb Brooks Arena

The Herb Brooks Arena ( to 2005 Olympic Center ) is a multi-purpose ice rink in the U.S. town of Lake Placid, New York and has a capacity of 7,700 seats.

The most well known in the Herb Brooks Arena discharged Hockey is the so-called " Miracle on Ice", a game during the 1980 Winter Olympics, as advocated by amateur players U.S. national ice hockey team, the force at that time to be unbeatable Soviet national team with 4:3 defeated and thus laid the foundations for the later winning the gold medal in this tournament. To the 25th anniversary of this event, the former Olympic Center Herb Brooks Arena ice stadium called was renamed. Herb Brooks was the coach of the U.S. team at the Olympic victory in 1980.

In addition to the ice skating events of the 1980 Olympic Games were also held numerous games of the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the ice arena. 1970, 1984 and 1988, the finals were played for the championship here. 2007 took the women's final of the NCAA held in the arena. Also, here from 1994 to 2002 in March, the ECAC Hockey Championships were held.

  • Hockey stadium in the United States
  • Olympic Winter Games 1980
  • Sports venue in New York
  • Lake Placid