Opened September 21, 1996 as Marine Midland Arena.
Name changed March 17, 1999 to HSBC Arena.
First Hockey Game: Sabres vs. Toronto September 21, 1996 (Pre-Season)
First Concert: The Goo Goo Dolls -September 28, 1996
Private Suites: 80
Home of: Buffalo Sabres NHL
Buffalo Bandits NLL
Garage Parking Spaces: 1,100
Buffalo Sabres-Thomas B. Golisano
Arena- Controlled by the Sabres, but owned by Erie County because it is on city land
Cost: $127.5 million - private and public financing