St. Paul, Minnesota

A montage of St. Paul.

St. Paul is the capital and second largest city in Minnesota. Along with its twin city, Minneapolis, it has a metropolitan area of 3,200,000 people. St. Paul itself has a population of about 285,000.

Hockey Events in St. PaulEdit

St. Paul has hosted:

the Frozen Four in 1989, 1991, 1994, and 2002

the 2011 NHL Entry Draft

the 54th NHL All-Star Game in 2004

the 1974 WHA All Star Game

the 1988 to 1993, 1995, 1997, and the 2001 to present WCHA Men's Hockey Tournament


  1. (WHA, 1972-1976) ceased operations February 28, 1976 after aborted attempt to move to Hollywood, Florida
  2. WHA, 1976-1977) folded January 20
  1. (Thunder Bay-Minnesota Junior A Hockey League, 1971-1972) become St. Paul Jr. Stars in Can-Am Junior Hockey League
  2. (Midwest Junior Hockey League, 1973-1975) become Bloomington Jr. Stars
  1. (Central Hockey League, 1925-1926) see AHA
  2. American Hockey Association, 1926-1930)
  3. Central Hockey League, 1931-1935) join AHA
  4. American Hockey Association, 1935-1942) suspend operations with league due to WWII; return in 1945
  5. (United States Hockey League, 1945-1951) join American Amateur Hockey League
  6. (American Amateur Hockey League, 1951-1952) see Central Hockey League
  7. (Central Hockey League, 1952-1953) see Minnesota Hockey League
  8. (Minnesota Hockey League, 1954-1955) folded


Minnesota Golden Gophers

  1. (WCHA, 1951-2013) joining Big Ten Conference
  2. Big Ten Conference, (2013-Charter member)


  • RiverCentre (1973-1998) also known as St. Paul Civic Center Arena (located on site of present Xcel Energy Center
  • Roy Wilkins Auditorium (1932-Present) known as St. Paul Auditorium until 1985
  • Xcel Energy Center (2000-Present)
  • Arlington Recreation Center
  • Baker Recreation Center Rink
  • Battle Creek Recreation Center Rink
  • Biff Adams Ice Arena
  • Charles M. Schulz-Highland Arena Complex
  • Conway Recreation Center Rink
  • Daytons Bluff Recreation Center Rink
  • Desnoyer Recreation Center Rink
  • Drake Ice Arena
  • Dunning Recration Center Rink
  • Eastview Recreation Center Rink
  • El Rio Vista Recreation Center Rink
  • Griggs Recreation Center Rink
  • Groveland Recreation Center Rink
  • Gustafson-Phalen Skating Arena
  • Hancock Recreation Center Rink
  • Harding Arena
  • Hazel Park Recreation Center Rink
  • Hillcrest Recreation Center Rink
  • Homecroft Recreation Center Rink
  • Langford Recreation Center Rink
  • Linwood Recreation Center Rink
  • Mattocks Park Rink
  • Merriman Park Recreation Center Rink
  • Minnesota State Fair Coliseum
  • Nathan Hale Park Rink
  • North Dale Recreation Center Rink
  • Northwest Como Recreation Center Rink
  • Oscar Johnson Arena
  • Palace Recreation Center Rink
  • Phelan Recreation Center Rink
  • Pleasant Arena
  • Prosperity Recreation Center Rink
  • Sylvan Recreation Center Rink
  • Talmud Torah Park Rink
  • Wells Fargo WinterSkate Ice Rink
  • West Minnehaha Recreation Center Rink
  • Yackel West Side Arena


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