Pavol Demitra Ice Stadium

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Coordinates: 48°54′02″N 18°03′26″E / 48.9005699°N 18.0571032°E / 48.9005699; 18.0571032 Pavol Demitra Ice Stadium (Slovak: Zimný Štadión Pavla Demitru) and formerly B.O.F. Arena, is an arena in Trenčín, Slovakia.[3] The stadium is primarily used for ice hockey, and is the home arena of the Slovak Extraliga club, HK Dukla Trenčín. It has a capacity of 6,150 spectators and was built in 1960.[4][5]

Zimný štadión Pavla Demitru
Zimny Stadion Dukla Trencín - panoramio.jpg
Former namesB.O.F Aréna
LocationTrenčín, Slovakia
OperatorCity of Trenčín [2]
Capacity6,150 (ice hockey)
OpenedJanuary 17, 1960 (1960-01-17) [1]
Dukla Trenčín (Slovak Extraliga)

The arena is named after the professional ice hockey player, a three-time NHL All-Star, Pavol Demitra. The name change occurred in 2011 after the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash on 7 September 2011, which killed Demitra and the rest of the Lokomotiv team.[6]

Notable eventsEdit

An overview of some sport events: