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Andrew H. McCain Arena
Former names Acadia Arena
Opened 1988
Owner Acadia University
Surface 200' X 100'
Capacity 1,800 (seated, hockey)
2,800 (Concerts)
Tenants
Acadia Axemen (AUS) 1988-present, Wolfville Wolves (arena football)

The Andrew H. McCain Arena (formerly Acadia Arena) is a multi-purpose arena in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada. It can seat 1,800 spectators for ice events and an extra 1,000 on the ice surface for other events. It was built in 1988, and features an Olympic sized ice surface. It is home to the Acadia Axemen ice hockey team. Has also hosted exhibition games featuring Team Canada, NHL old-timers and the American Hockey League. The arena was the training site for the Soviets for the 1990 World Figure Skating Championships, which were held in Halifax. The arena has also hosted many concerts, and the eclipse scene from Dolores Claiborne was filmed here.

Coordinates: 45°5′25.6″N 64°22′7.6″W / 45.090444°N 64.368778°W / 45.090444; -64.368778

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