- Address: 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
- Country: Canada
- Capacity: 18,000
- Opened: 21 September 1995
- Main use: Box lacrosse, esports, ice hockey
- Tenants: Vancouver Canucks (ice hockey), Vancouver Titans (esports), Vancouver Warriors (box lacrosse)
Extra stadium info – Rogers Arena
The Rogers Arena in south-western Canada opened in 1995 as the General Motors Place. It was one of the Olympic Winter Games venues in 2010. The Vancouver Canucks, the Vancouver Titans and the Vancoucer Warriors use the arena for home games. The Canucks perform in the National Hockey League, which became the most popular ice hockey league in the world. On 9 October 1995, the Vancouver Canucks played their first game at the Rogers Arena. They lost the game against the Detroit Red Wings from Michigan. The Canucks drew an average home attendance of 17,000 during that NHL season.
The Vancouver Canucks and the New York Islanders
In 1982, the Vancouver Canucks played in the championship series of the NHL for the first time in their history. They faced the New York Islanders in the finals. That year, the Islanders won all four games in the championship series of the NHL. Between 1980 and 1983, they won the Stanley Cup four consecutive times. The New York Islanders almost won the Stanley Cup five consecutive times in the 1980s. In 1984, they lost the championship series of the NHL against the Edmonton Oilers from Canada.
In 1994, the Vancouver Canucks reached the finals of the Stanley Cup for the second time in their history. That year, the championship series consisted of seven matches. The New York Rangers won four of those seven matches. The Canucks also lost the finals of the Stanley Cup in 2011. They faced the Boston Bruins from Massachusetts in the finals. That year, the championship series of the NHL consisted of seven games. Four of those seven games ended in a victory for the Bruins.