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Pepsi Center
Facility statistics
Location 1000, Chopper Circle
Denver, Colorado 80204
Broke ground 1997
Opened 1999
Closed Open
Demolished N/A
Owner Kroenke Sports Enterprises
Surface Multi-Surface
Construction cost $160 million USD
Architect HOK
Former names
N/A
Tenants
Colorado Avalanche (NHL) (1999-present)
Denver Nuggets (NBA) (1999-Present)
Colorado Mammoth (NLL) (2002?-present)
Colorado Crush (AFL) (2002-present)
Seating capacity
Basketball 19,099
Hockey, Lacrosse 18,007
Arena Football 17,210
For the arenas in Albany, New York, see Pepsi Arena; Quebec City, see Colisée Pepsi; Indianapolis, see Pepsi Coliseum.

Pepsi Center is an arena located in Denver, Colorado, USA. The building is home to the Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Mammoth and Colorado Crush. When not in use by one of Denver's sports teams, the building frequently serves as a concert venue. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1948x1082, 1109 KB) Summary Description: Denver Pepsi Center, some street furniture photoshopped out Source: Own Work Date: 01-02-2006 Author: KM Newnham Permission: Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Pepsi Center ... Nickname: The Mile-High City Official website: http://www. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... This article is about general United States currency. ... The Colorado Avalanche are a professional ice hockey team based in Denver, Colorado. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Denver Nuggets are a professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Colorado Mammoth is a member of the National Lacrosse League, a professional sports league in North America. ... The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is the professional league of mens indoor lacrosse in North America. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Colorado Crush is an Arena Football League team that began play in 2003. ... The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The Pepsi Arena is an indoor arena located in Albany, New York. ... Colisée Pepsi (formerly the Colisée de Québec) is an indoor arena in Quebec City, Quebec. ... The Pepsi Coliseum is a 8,200-seat multi-purpose arena in Indianapolis, Indiana. ... An arena is a circular or oval shaped (or sometimes rectangular) public space (akin to a classical amphitheatre), designed to showcase theater, musical performances, or sporting events. ... Nickname: The Mile-High City Official website: http://www. ... The Colorado Avalanche are a professional ice hockey team based in Denver, Colorado. ... The Denver Nuggets are a professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado. ... The Colorado Mammoth is a member of the National Lacrosse League, a professional sports league in North America. ... Colorado Crush is an Arena Football League team that began play in 2003. ...


Ground was broken for the arena on November 20, 1997 on the 4.6 acre site. Its completion in October of 1999 was marked by a concert by Celine Dion. At the time, some commented on the irony of naming the home of the former Québec Nordiques after Pepsi, which is a common derogatory term for French-Canadians.[1] Capacity for the building is listed at 19,099 for basketball games and 18,007 for hockey, arena football and lacrosse games. It hosted the 2001 NHL All-Star Game and the 2005 NBA All-Star Game. November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Céline Marie Claudette Dion, OC, OQ (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian Grammy and Juno award-winning pop singer, and occasional songwriter[1] and actress. ... The Québec Nordiques (translated into English as Northmen or Northerners) were a professional ice hockey team based in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. ... Pepsi-Cola, most commonly called Pepsi, is a soft drink produced by PepsiCo which is sold worldwide in stores, restaurants and vending machines. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with List of words mainly used in Canadian English. ... The National Hockey League All-Star Game (French: Match des Étoiles de la Ligue Nationale de Hockey) is an exhibition hockey game that marks the midway point of the National Hockey Leagues regular season, with many of the leagues star players playing against each other. ... The NBA staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. ...


Pepsi Center was constructed as part of a 6-year sporting venue upgrade in Denver along with Coors Field, home of the Colorado Rockies, and Invesco Field, home of the Denver Broncos and Colorado Rapids. Coors Field, located in Denver, Colorado is the home field of the National Leagues Colorado Rockies. ... Major league affiliations National League (1993-present) West Division (1993-present) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None NL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (0) None Wild card berths (1) 1995 Major league nicknames Colorado Rockies (1993-present) Major league home ballparks Coors Field (1995-present) Mile High... INVESCO Field at Mile High is a stadium in Denver, Colorado. ...


Also included in the complex is a basketball practice facility used by the Nuggets and the Blue Sky Grill, a restaurant with access from the outside and from those within Pepsi Center as well. The atrium of the building houses a suspended sculpture depicting various hockey and basketball athletes in action poses. In Anatomy, atrium refers to a structure of the heart. ... An Italian Futurist sculpture by Umberto Boccioni at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City (MoMA). ...


In 2003, Pepsi Center hosted WWE Vengeance and Kurt Angle defeated Brock Lesnar and Big Show in a Triple Threat Match to win the WWE Championship. The promotional poster for Vengeance 2006, featuring John Cena and Edge covered by a DX sign WWE Vengeance is an annual World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) event, which started in 2001 replacing WWE Armageddon for that year and eventually took over Fully Loadeds pay-per-view spot in 2002. ... Kurt Steven Angle (born December 9, 1968 in the Pittsburgh suburb of Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania) is an American 1996 Olympic gold medalist in freestyle wrestling and a professional wrestler performing for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on the SmackDown! brand. ... Brock Edward Lesnar (born July 12, 1977 in Webster, South Dakota) is an American professional wrestler, best known for his two-year career with World Wrestling Entertainment. ... John Cenas customized version of the WWE Championship, April 2005-present. ...


The complex was constructed in order to be readily accessible. The arena sits on Speer Boulevard, a main throughfare in downtown Denver, and is served by a nearby exit off of Interstate 25. Interstate 25 is an interstate highway in the western United States. ...


The venue has hosted the 2001 Stanley Cup Finals, the Mountain West Conference men's basketball tournament since 2004, and the annual Denver Grand Prix, held in part parking Lot. Future events at the building will include the NCAA Men's ice hockey West Regional on March 24 and March 25, 2007, as well as the Men's Frozen Four tournament on April 10 and April 12, 2008. The Pepsi Center will also host the 2008 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament as a first and second round site. It hosted the tournament in the same fashion in 2004. Stanley Cup on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Stanley Cup, originally called the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup, is awarded each year by the National Hockey League to the champion of its playoff tournament. ... The Mountain West Conference (or MWC), the youngest of the College Athletic Conferences affiliated with the NCAA’s Division I-A, officially began operations in July 1999. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (84th in Leap years). ... March 25 is the 84th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (85th in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Frozen Four is the trademarked name of the final two rounds of the NCAA Division I championship of ice hockey in the USA. Schools advance in a single-elimination tournament from four regional sites to a single site, where the national semifinals and final game are played. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 2004, Denver, Colorado was selected as one of 5 cities in the U.S. to host the Dew Action Sports Tour, a new extreme sports francise to start in 2005. Titled the Right Guard Open, the event was helt at Pepsi Center fron July 6-10. The Dew Action Sports will return to Denver for year 2. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: The Mile-High City Official website: http://www. ... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government • President • Vice President Federal Republic George... The Dew Action Sports Tour is an extreme sports tour francise that started in 2005. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Right Guard Open is the title name for the Dew Action Sports Tour while in Denver, Colorado, the 2nd of 5 sites in the tour. ... Look up July in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Before the construction of Pepsi Center, the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche played in McNichols Sports Arena, a building that has since been torn down. McNichols Sports Arena was an indoor arena in Denver, Colorado adjacent to Mile High Stadium. ...


External links

  • Pepsi Center website
  • Google maps

Coordinates: 39°44′54″N, 105°0′27″W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which is aligned with the spin axis of the Earth. ...

Current arenas in the National Basketball Association
Eastern Conference Western Conference
Air Canada Centre | American Airlines Arena | Bradley Center | Charlotte Bobcats Arena | Conseco Fieldhouse | Continental Airlines Arena | Madison Square Garden | Palace of Auburn Hills | Philips Arena | Quicken Loans Arena | TD Banknorth Garden | TD Waterhouse Centre | United Center | Verizon Center | Wachovia Center American Airlines Center | ARCO Arena | AT&T Center | Delta Center | FedExForum | Ford Center | KeyArena | New Orleans Arena | Oakland Arena | Pepsi Center | Rose Garden | Staples Center | Target Center | Toyota Center | US Airways Center
Current arenas in the National Hockey League
Eastern Conference Western Conference
Air Canada Centre | BankAtlantic Center | Bell Centre | Continental Airlines Arena | HSBC Arena | Madison Square Garden | Mellon Arena | Nassau Coliseum | Philips Arena | RBC Center | St. Pete Times Forum | Scotiabank Place | TD Banknorth Garden | Verizon Center | Wachovia Center American Airlines Center | Arrowhead Pond | Gaylord Entertainment Center | GM Place | Glendale Arena | HP Pavilion | Joe Louis Arena | Nationwide Arena | Pengrowth Saddledome | Pepsi Center | Rexall Place | Savvis Center | Staples Center | United Center | Xcel Energy Center
Current arenas in the Arena Football League
American Conference National Conference
Allstate Arena | Delta Center | Gaylord Entertainment Center | HP Pavilion | Pepsi Center | Staples Center | Thomas & Mack Center | US Airways Center | Van Andel Arena American Airlines Center | Frank Erwin Center | Kemper Arena | Nassau Coliseum | Nationwide Arena | Philips Arena | St. Pete Times Forum | TD Waterhouse Centre | Wachovia Center1 | Wachovia Spectrum2
1 *The Philadelphia Soul play Sunday home games only at the Wachovia Center.
2 *The Philadelphia Soul play Saturday home games only at the Wachovia Spectrum.
Current arenas in the National Lacrosse League
Air Canada Centre | Blue Cross Arena | Glendale Arena | HP Pavilion | HSBC Arena | Pengrowth Saddledome | Pepsi Center | Rexall Place | Rose Garden Arena | Sears Centre | Wachovia Center | Xcel Energy Center

  Results from FactBites:
 
Pepsi Center : Denver Nuggets Stadium (486 words)
Not be to confused with Pepsi Arena in Albany, New York, the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, hosts the home games of the National Basketball Association's Denver Nuggets and the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League.
Pepsi Center is one of only a few arenas in North America to provide a separate practice facility for its host teams.
The Pepsi Center is located in Denver's Central Platte Valley at 1000 Chopper Cir.
Pepsi Center - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (549 words)
Pepsi Center is an arena located in Denver, Colorado, USA.
Pepsi Center was constructed as part of a 6-year sporting venue upgrade in Denver along with Coors Field, home of the Colorado Rockies, and Invesco Field, home of the Denver Broncos and Colorado Rapids.
Before the construction of Pepsi Center, the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche played in McNichols Sports Arena, a building that has since been torn down.
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