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Encyclopedia > Energy Solutions Arena
EnergySolutions Arena

Location 301 W South Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
Broke ground May 22, 1990
Opened October 4, 1991
Owner Larry H. Miller
Operator Larry H. Miller
Construction cost $93 million USD
Former names
Delta Center 1991-2006
Salt Lake Ice Center 2002 Winter Olympics
Tenants
Utah Jazz (NBA) (1991 - present)
Utah Blaze (AFL) (2006 - present)
Utah Starzz (WNBA) (1997 - 2002)
Utah Grizzlies (IHL) (1995 - 1997)
Salt Lake Golden Eagles (IHL) (1991 - 1994)
Seats
Basketball: 20,000
Hockey / Ice Floor: 14,000
Concert in the round: 21,000
End stage concert: 15,000
Dirt show: 15,000

The EnergySolutions Arena is an indoor arena in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. Under the leadership and private financing of Utah businessman Larry H. Miller, ground was broken on May 22, 1990, and it was completed on October 4, 1991, at a cost of $94 million. The arena seats 19,911 for basketball, has 56 luxury suites, and 668 club seats. The EnergySolutions Arena is the home of the NBA's Utah Jazz and was also home of the WNBA's Utah Starzz from 1997-2002, the Salt Lake Golden Eagles from 1991-1994, and the Utah Grizzlies from 1995-1997 both of the International Hockey League. Dan Roberts serves as the official EnergySolutions Arena public address voice for the Jazz. In 2006, it became the home of the Arena Football League's Utah Blaze. The arena was also home to the figure skating and short track speed skating competitions of the 2002 Winter Olympics (during the Olympics, the arena was referred to as the Salt Lake Ice Center). It was also the site of the filming of the movie Legally Blonde 2. It will also host the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight rounds of the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, taking the Jon M. Huntsman Center's place as host of the tournament. Salt Lake City redirects here. ... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... This article is about the year. ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Larry H. Miller Lawrence Horne Larry H. Miller (born April 26, 1944) is a prominent Utah businessman and philanthropist. ... Larry H. Miller Lawrence Horne Larry H. Miller (born April 26, 1944) is a prominent Utah businessman and philanthropist. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 3. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2002 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIX Olympic Winter Games, were held in 2002 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. ... The Utah Jazz is a professional basketball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Conference American Division Western Year founded 2006 Home arena Delta Center City, State Salt Lake City, Utah Wild card titles none Division titles none Conference titles none ArenaBowl championships none The Utah Blaze is an Arena Football League team. ... The Arena Football League (AFL) sometimes referred to by fans as the Arena League was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The San Antonio Silver Stars are a team in the Womens National Basketball Association. ... The Womens National Basketball Association or WNBA is an organization governing a professional basketball league for women in the United States. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The Utah Grizzlies were an ice hockey team in the International Hockey League and American Hockey League. ... The International Hockey League (IHL) was a professional ice hockey league in the United States and Canada from 1945 to 2001. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 1994 Salt Lake Golden Eagles logo The Salt Lake Golden Eagles were a minor league hockey team based in Salt Lake City, Utah from 1969 to 1994. ... The International Hockey League (IHL) was a professional ice hockey league in the United States and Canada from 1945 to 2001. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The following is a list of indoor arenas. ... Salt Lake City redirects here. ... Larry H. Miller Lawrence Horne Larry H. Miller (born April 26, 1944) is a prominent Utah businessman and philanthropist. ... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... This article is about the year. ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America. ... The Utah Jazz is a professional basketball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... The Womens National Basketball Association or WNBA is an organization governing a professional basketball league for women in the United States. ... The San Antonio Silver Stars are a team in the Womens National Basketball Association. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The 1994 Salt Lake Golden Eagles logo The Salt Lake Golden Eagles were a minor league hockey team based in Salt Lake City, Utah from 1969 to 1994. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... The Utah Grizzlies were an ice hockey team in the International Hockey League and American Hockey League. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The International Hockey League (IHL) was a professional ice hockey league in the United States and Canada from 1945 to 2001. ... Dan Roberts is an American public address announcer best known for his work for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association. ... A public address system, abbreviated PA system, is an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Arena Football League (AFL) sometimes referred to by fans as the Arena League was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... Conference American Division Western Year founded 2006 Home arena Delta Center City, State Salt Lake City, Utah Wild card titles none Division titles none Conference titles none ArenaBowl championships none The Utah Blaze is an Arena Football League team. ... Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... 500 metres short track heat at the 2004 World Cup in Saguenay Short track speed skating (also Shorttrack speedskating) is a form of competitive ice skating similar to speed skating. ... The 2002 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIX Olympic Winter Games, were held in 2002 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. ... Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde, is the 2003 sequel to 2001s Legally Blonde. ... The 2010 NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Tournament will involve 65 schools playing in a single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of mens NCAA Division I college basketball. ... Jon M. Huntsman Center is a 15,000-seat multi-purpose arena on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. ...


The 1993-95 Western Athletic Conference men's basketball tournaments were held at the facility, as was the 1993 NBA All-Star Game. It has been suggested that Western Athletic Conference Mens Basketball Tournament be merged into this article or section. ... The NBA staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. ...


The facility played host to the 1999 US Figure Skating Championships.


Renaming

Old Delta Center Logo
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Old Delta Center Logo

Prior to November 20, 2006, the EnergySolutions Arena was known as the Delta Center. The name change was pushed forward as Delta Air Lines didn't renew their 15-year naming rights contract, which expired on September 30, 2006. November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Delta Boeing 757-232 at Los Angeles International Airport in August 2003, showing the livery the airline instituted in 2000. ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


The new name was unveiled on the day of the Jazz home game against the Toronto Raptors. Two stickers were placed on the court, covering up the arena's old name with the new one. The Toronto Raptors are a professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. ...


Delta has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which may have been a factor in why the contract was not renewed. In addition, US Airways has subsequently submitted plans for a hostile takeover of Delta. Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code governs the process of reorganization under the bankruptcy laws of the United States. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... US Airways is an airline based in Tempe, Arizona, owned by US Airways Group, Inc. ... Hostile takeover can refer to: For the business usage see takeover. ...


Notes

    External links

    • Official site
    Preceded by:
    Salt Palace
    19791991
    Home of the
    Utah Jazz
    1991–present
    Succeeded by:
    current

    Coordinates: 40°46′5.90″N, 111°54′4.33″W The Salt Palace was an indoor arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Utah Jazz is a professional basketball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...



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    1The Philadelphia Soul play Sunday home games only at the Wachovia Center.
    2The Philadelphia Soul play Saturday home games only at the Wachovia Spectrum.

     
     

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