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Xcel Energy Center
The X
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Location 199 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
Coordinates 44°56′41″N 93°6′4″W / 44.94472°N 93.10111°W / 44.94472; -93.10111Coordinates: 44°56′41″N 93°6′4″W / 44.94472°N 93.10111°W / 44.94472; -93.10111
Opened 2000
Owner City of St. Paul
Operator Minnesota Sports & Entertainment
Surface Multi-surface
Construction cost $130 million USD
Architect Populous
Capacity

Ice hockey / Lacrosse: 18,064 (18,568 with standing room)
Concerts:

  • End Stage 14,440
  • Center Stage 20,554
Tenants
Minnesota Wild (NHL) (2000–present)
Minnesota Swarm (NLL) (2005–present)

Xcel Energy Center (The X) is a multi-purpose arena in Saint Paul, Minnesota, sponsored by Xcel Energy.

It is home of the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League and the Minnesota Swarm of the National Lacrosse League.

It is owned by the city of Saint Paul and operated by Minnesota Sports & Entertainment.

It is on the same block as the RiverCentre convention facility, Roy Wilkins Auditorium, and Ordway Center for the Performing Arts.


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