- Address: 1001 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 18,000
- Opened: 18 August 2010
- Main use: Ice hockey
- Tenants: Pittsburgh Penguins (ice hockey)
Extra stadium info – PPG Paints Arena
The construction of the ice hockey arena, which opened as the Consol Energy Center, started in 2008. Its construction costs were $321 million. The former indoor American football club Pittsburgh Power played numerous home games at the PPG Paints Arena in the 2010s. The Pittsburgh Penguins use the arena for home matches. The National Hockey League club was founded in 1967. They won the Stanley Cup various times.
The championship series of the NHL
In 1991, the Penguins won the Stanley Cup for the first time in their history. They drew an average home attendance of 15,000 during that NHL season. In 1991, the finals of the Stanley Cup consisted of six games. The Pittsburgh Penguins won six of those games. One year later, they won their second Stanley Cup title after beating the Chicago Blackhawks from Illinois. In 1992, the championship series of the NHL consisted of four matches. The Penguins won all of those four matches. In 2008, they lost the finals of the Stanley Cup for the first time in their history. The Detroit Red Wings from Michigan won the Stanley Cup that year. One year later, the Penguins faced the Red Wings in the finals of the Stanley Cup again. This time, they won the Stanley Cup.
More Stanley Cup titles
The Pittsburgh Penguins won their fourth Stanley Cup title in 2016. They defeated the San Jose Sharks from California in the finals of the Stanley Cup that year. The finals consisted of six games. The Penguins won four of those six games. In 2017, they won their fifth Stanley Cup title after beating the Nashville Predators from Tennessee. This time, the finals consisted of six matches again. Four of those six matches ended in a victory for the Penguins.