NCAA Hockey
 
Murray Athletic Center
Elmira, NY
Elmira College Soaring Eagles

More affectionately known as "The Domes", the three geodesic
dome athletic complex is anchored by a 3200 seat hockey arena
which serves the home of the Soaring Eagles. The facility is
located eight miles away from the campus itself, and also
houses a gymnasium, tennis courts and squash courts.
 
Ralph Engelstad Arena
Grand Forks, ND
North Dakota Fighting Sioux

"The Ralph" is one of the most opulent and beautiful arenas in
all of college hockey, built at a coat of $104-mm and seating
11,634 for hockey. The concourse floors are marble, the walls
made of cherry leather upholstery seating, a huge organ
dominates one end zone in the seating bowl, modern
electronics and scoreboard in the arena. The arena all
happened through a private gift.
 
Pegula Ice Arena
State College, Pennsylvania
Penn State Nittany Lions

Thanks to a gift from wealthy alum and benefactor Terry Pegula,
Penn State graduated to Division 1 hockey with the opening of
Pegula Ice Arena, a modern and pleasant 6000 seat arena
within steps from the massive Beaver Stadium on the campus
of Penn State University. One end zone has a glass wall with
views of the rolling hills in the distance.
 
Dwyer Arena
Lewiston, New York
Niagara University Purple Eagles


It's a pretty boring and non descript building, located near the
university's basketball venue the Gallagher Center. The arena
has been home for NCAA division 1 hockey since the Purple
Eagles program was elevated on 2010. The USRT venue
experience was for the IIHF World Juniors in January of 2011
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HarborCenter
Buffalo, NY
Canisius College Golden Griffins

HarborCenter is a multi use venue attached to the First Niagara
Center in downtown Buffalo. The approximately 2000 seat
hockey rink is located 6 floors above ground level and is
attached to a Marriott Hotel, retail shops and a massive parking
garage. Canisius moved its program there beginning in 2014.
  SPECIAL EVENTS
 
 
The Beanpot
TD Garden - Boston MA
USRT VISIT: February, 2005

The Beanpot is an annual tourrnament held in Boston which
features the four largest programs in the region in round robin
competition - Boston College, Boston University, Harvard and
Northeastern.
 
NCAA Frozen Four
First Niagara Center - Buffalo, NY
USRT VISIT: April, 2003

The  2003 mens hockey Frozen Four tournament held in Buffalo,
New York featured Minnesota, New Hampshire, Cornell and
Michigan. It was a coming out party for Minnesota's Thomas
Vanek, who was named tournament MVP, and was eventually
drafted by the NHL Buffalo Sabres.This was the first time the
Frozen Four was ever staged in Buffalo.