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Angel of the Winds Arena
Arena at night
Location 2000 Hewitt Avenue Suite 200
Everett, Washington 98201
Opened September 2003
Owner City of Everett, Washington, Everett Public Facilities District
Operator Global Spectrum
Former names Everett Events Center (2003–2007), Comcast Center

(2007-2014), Xfinity Arena, (2014-2017)

Tenants Everett Silvertips (WHL) (2003-Present
Capacity Hockey: 8,513
Center stage concert: 10,000
End stage concert: 9,000

Angel of the Winds Arena is an $83.3 million multi-purpose complex, in Everett, Washington, designed and developed by the Everett Public Facilities District. The Everett Events Center opened in October 2003. Naming rights were sold to Comcast in 2007, who renamed the arena to Comcast Arena at Everett. In 2014, the name was changed to Xfinity Arena, named after the Xfinity brand that was adopted by the Comcast Cable division.[1][2] Angel of the Winds Casino Resort, operated by the Stillaguamish Tribe, signed a 10-year, $3.4 million contract to become the arena's new naming rights sponsor in 2017.[3]


HockeyEdit

Xfinity Arena is the home of the Everett Silvertips, a Western Hockey League franchise. In their first season (2003-04) the Everett Silvertips were led by former NHL Head Coach Kevin Constantine, to win the WHL Western Conference Championship. Since then, the Everett Silvertips have gone on to set a record for the most wins and points for an expansion team. Throughout their six seasons in Everett, the Silvertips have welcomed well over 1.3 million fans into the arena while accumulating 201 wins as they have proven to be the exemplary threat in the Western Hockey League.


ReferencesEdit

  1. Xfinity Arena at Everett (September 10, 2014). Comcast Arena is now XFINITY Arena at Everett. Press release. Retrieved on September 10, 2014.
  2. Winters, Chris. "Everett’s events center renamed Xfinity Arena", Sound Publishing, September 10, 2014. Retrieved on September 10, 2014. 
  3. Davis, Jim. "Angel of the Winds pays $3.4M for Everett arena naming rights", The Everett Herald, December 13, 2017. Retrieved on December 13, 2017. 

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