Mariucci Arena is the home of Minnesota Golden Gophers men's hockey. Mariucci is located in Stadium Village on the University of Minnesota Minneapolis campus. Mariucci Arena opened in 1993 and is named after John Mariucci, the "godfather of Minnesota hockey." Mariucci Arena tickets go fast!
Mariucci Arena seating includes spots for about 10,000 people, with seating for 9,600 in its main bowl. The other Mariucci seating comes from suite level and club room seating. The ice sheet at Mariucci Arena is Olympic size (100x200 feet), making room for some free-flowing hockey and less physical bullying as seen in the NHL style of play.
Besides the regular Minnesota Gophers mens hockey schedule, Mariucci Arena hosts prominent regional, national and international competitions. These events include the 2005 West Regional of the NCAA Men's Ice Hockey tournament, the 2006 Women's Frozen Four and the 2006 World Short Track speed skating event. Other events on the Mariucci Arena schedule include the Minnesota State High School League State Hockey Tournament consolation bracket.
The largest crowd to watch a game at Mariucci Arena came on November 6, 2004, when 10,587 fans were admitted to watch the Minnesota Gophers men's hockey team sweep the Wisconsin Badgers. It's tough to get Mariucci Arena tickets when all the Gophers mens hockey team does is win. Get your Mariucci Arena tickets now!
Mariucci Arena is part of the University of Minnesota campus and home to the UofM Golden Gopher hockey team. Minnesota Gophers hockey tickets can be tough to find at Mariucci Arena, but you can order from www.gophershockeytickets.com any time! Purchase your Mariucci Arena tickets today!