|Former names||General Motors Place (1995–2010)
Canada Hockey Place (February 2010)
Griffiths Way, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6B 6G1
|Broke ground||July 13, 1993|
|Opened||September 21, 1995|
|Owner||Canucks Sports & Entertainment|
|Operator||Canucks Sports & Entertainment|
|Construction cost||C$160 million|
|Architect||Brisbin, Brook and Beynon|
|Structural engineer||Stuart Olson Dominion|
|Services engineer||The Mitchell Partnership Inc.|
|General Contractor||Huber, Hunt & Nichols/Dominion Construction Joint Venture|
|Field dimensions||475,000 square feet (44,100 m2)|
|Vancouver Canucks (NHL) (1995–present)
Vancouver Grizzlies (NBA) (1995–2001)
Vancouver Ravens (NLL) (2001–2004)
Vancouver Voodoo (RHI) (1996)
1998 NHL All-Star Game
1998 NBA Draft
2006 NHL Entry Draft
2010 Winter Olympics (ice hockey venue)
The arena was first known as General Motors Place from 1995 to 2010. It was renamed Canada Hockey Place for a short time and held ice hockey events during the 2010 Winter Olympics. The arena used to be the home of the Vancouver Grizzlies from 1995 to 2001 before they moved to Memphis, Tennessee to become the Memphis Grizzlies.
Rogers Communications has naming rights for the arena right now. The arena has hosted the WWF's PPV In Your House 9: International Incident in 1996, ice hockey events during the 2010 Winter Olympics and UFC's 115 and 131.
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