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Inside GM Place before a Canucks game
Inside GM Place before a Canucks game

General Motors Place, also known as "GM Place" and "The Garage", is an indoor arena at 800 Griffiths Way in Vancouver, British Columbia. Completed in 1995 at a cost of C$160 million in private financing, the arena is home to the Vancouver Canucks of the NHL, and was formerly home to the Vancouver Ravens of the NLL and the Vancouver Grizzlies of the NBA, before their move to Memphis. The arena seats 18,630 for ice hockey and 19,193 for basketball. It has 75 luxury suites and 2,195 club seats. The arena replaced the Pacific Coliseum as the main venue for events in Vancouver. ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 485 KB) Summary I, the author, took this picture and am releasing it into the public domain. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 485 KB) Summary I, the author, took this picture and am releasing it into the public domain. ... The following is a list of indoor arenas. ... This article refers to the city in British Columbia, Canada. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Canadian dollar, CAD or C$, is the unit of currency of Canada. ... An arena is a circular or oval shaped public space (akin to a classical amphitheatre), designed to showcase theater, musical performances, or sporting events. ... The Vancouver Canucks are a professional National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia. ... The modernized NHL shield logo, debuting in 2005. ... The Vancouver Ravens were a member of the National Lacrosse League (NLL), a professional sports league in North America, from the 2001-2002 to the 2003-2004 season. ... The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is the professional league of mens indoor lacrosse in North America. ... The Memphis Grizzlies are a National Basketball Association team based in Memphis, Tennessee. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... Memphis is a city in Shelby County, Tennessee, of which it is the county seat. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Basketball is very popular in U.S. colleges. ... Pacific Coliseum is an indoor arena in Vancouver, British Columbia. ... Members of Parliament Libby Davies, Ujjal Dosanjh, David Emerson, Hedy Fry, Stephen Owen Members of the Legislative Assembly Gordon Campbell, David Chudnovsky, Adrian Dix, Colin Hansen, Jenny Kwan, Lorne Mayencourt, Wally Oppal, Gregor Robertson, Shane Simpson, Carole Taylor Mayor Larry Campbell City Manager Judy Rogers Governing Body Vancouver City Council...

The first event held there was a Bryan Adams Concert. This article is about the singer. ...

On November 17, 2004, Francesco Aquilini, head of the Aquilini Investment Group based in Vancouver, signed a deal with John McCaw, previous owner of the Vancouver Canucks, and became a 50% owner of the team and General Motors Place. 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

The arena is served by the Skytrain's Stadium-Chinatown Station. The platform at Metrotown Station in Burnaby is one of the busiest in the SkyTrain system. ... // Overview The Stadium-Chinatown of the Skytrain system is located on the Expo Line at the entrance of the short subway segment located beneath Downtown Vancouver. ...

External link

  • Canucks.com - General Motors Place
  • Aerial Views of General Motors Place, StadiumFind.com
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