Quick Facts

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
Seating Capacities:
    Hockey- 18,690
    Concerts- 18,500
    Basketball- 19,200
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

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