- Address: 555 Saddledome Rise Southeast, Calgary
- Country: Canada
- Capacity: 19,000
- Opened: 15 October 1983
- Main use: Box lacrosse, ice hockey
- Tenants: Calgary Flames (ice hockey), Calgary Hitmen (ice hockey), Calgary Roughnecks (box lacrosse)
Extra stadium info – Scotiabank Saddledome
The construction of the arena, which is among the main sports venues in Alberta, started in 1981. It opened as the Olympic Saddledome. In 1995, the venue was named Canadian Airlines Saddledome and it became the Pengrowth Saddledome in 2000. The arena has been known as the Scotiabank Saddledome since 2010. The roof of the arena, which was one of the Olympic Winter Games venues in 1988, is shaped like a saddle. It is known as a venue for several events, like basketball, box lacrosse, bull riding, concerts, curling, figure skating, ice hockey, inline hockey, mixed martial arts, political events and wrestling.
The Scotiabank Saddledome opened with a game between two ice hockey clubs from Alberta. It was a National Hockey League match between the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers. 17,000 fans showed up for the game, which was won by the visitors. The Calgary Flames scored three goals and the Edmonton Oilers scored four goals during the game.
The Calgary Flames, the Calgary Hitmen and the Calgary Roughnecks use the Scotiabank Saddledome for home games. The Flames moved to the venue in 1983. They are members of the National Hockey League, which became the most popular ice hockey league in the world. The Calgary Flames won the Stanley Cup in 1989 for the first time in their history. They drew an average home attendance of 19,000 during that National Hockey League season. The Hitmen ice hockey club was founded in 1994. They moved to the Scotiabank Saddledome in 1995. The Roughnecks box lacrosse club was founded in 2002. They moved to the arena in 2001. The Calgary Roughnecks are members of the National Lacrosse League.