World’s Oldest Indoor Hockey Arena

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What is the world’s oldest indoor hockey arena?

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Matthews Arena at Northeastern University in Boston first opened its doors in 1910. At that time it was known as the Boston Arena. The Boston Arena was the original home of the Boston Bruins who played their hockey games there from their founding in 1924 to 1928. It was also home to the first Celtics game in 1946, and the first Beanpot hockey game in 1952.

Northeastern purchased the arena in 1979 and dedicated it the Matthews Arena in 1982 after George J. and Hope M. Matthews. The arena has gone through numerous renovations since Northeastern purchased it. It is home to Northeastern University Men’s Hockey, Women’s Hockey and Men’s Basketball.

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