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Thompson Arena

Rupert C. Thompson Arena
Location Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Broke ground 1973
Opened November, 1975
Owner Dartmouth College
Operator Dartmouth College
Surface 200x90 ft (hockey)
Construction cost $4.4 million
Architect Pier Luigi Nervi
Tenants Dartmouth College Big Green
(men's and women's hockey)
Capacity 3,500 (hockey) (4,500 with SRO)

Rupert C. Thompson Arena is a 3,500-seat hockey arena in Hanover, New Hampshire. It is home to the Dartmouth College Big Green men's and women's ice hockey teams. The barrel-vaulted, reinforced concrete arena was designed by renowned architect Pier Luigi Nervi. It was named for Rupert C. Thompson '28, the major benefactor of the project, and replaced Davis Rink, the original "indoor" home of Dartmouth hockey from 1929 to 1975. (Davis Rink, which was located next to old Alumni Gym, was demolished in 1985 to make way for the Berry Sports Center.)

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