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Encyclopedia > Walter Brown Arena
Walter A. Brown Arena Memorial Skating Pavilion
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Opened 1971
Owner Boston University
Operator Boston University
Surface N/A
Tenants
Boston University women's hockey
Capacity
3,806 (hockey)

Walter Brown Arena is a 3,806-seat multi-purpose arena in Boston, Massachusetts. It is home to the Boston University Terriers women's ice hockey team and hosted the men's team before they moved to Agganis Arena. It hosted the first rounds of the 2003 and 2004 America East Conference men's basketball tournaments. It is named in honor of Walter A. Brown, the original owner of the Boston Celtics, former president of the Boston Bruins and second manager of the Boston Garden (after his father). Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1 Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino (D) Area    - City 232. ... ARENA may refer to either: Nationalist Republican Alliance, a political party in El Salvador. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1 Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino (D) Area    - City 232. ... For the unrelated Jesuit university in Chestnut Hill, see Boston College. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... A team comprises any group of people or animals linked in a common purpose. ... Agganis Arena is a 6,224-seat multi-purpose arena in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The America East Conference is a College Athletic Conference whose members are located mainly on the East Coast of the United States. ... Walter A. Brown (1905-1964) was the original owner of the Boston Celtics. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Boston Garden ISBN 0738511528 The Boston Garden was an arena built in 1928 and demolished in 1998 after the completion of its new successor arena, the FleetCenter, now called TD Banknorth Garden. ...


While it is known as the home of the four men's hockey NCAA championships, one of its most famous (and tragic) events was in October of 1995, when Travis Roy, a 20-year old freshman hockey player, was checked into the boards eleven seconds into his first collegiate hockey shift versus North Dakota, breaking his neck at the fourth vertebra and paralyzing him from the neck down. His jersey number, 24, is now retired by the hockey team. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Travis Roy is an artist and motivational speaker, but he is more commonly known for the tragedy that occurred during his short hockey career. ... The University of North Dakota (UND) is a comprehensive, public university in Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA. Founded in 1883, it is the largest and oldest such institution in the state of North Dakota. ...


 
 

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