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Rexall Place, Edmonton

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Northlands Coliseum, or simply the Coliseum, is an indoor arena located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, situated on the north side of Northlands. It was home to the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL), and the Edmonton Oil Kings of the Western Hockey League (WHL). The arena opened in 1974, and was later known as Edmonton Coliseum, Skyreach Centre, and Rexall Place, before returning to the Northlands Coliseum name in summer 2016.The arena hosted the 1981 and 1984 Canada Cup hockey tournaments, the 1978 Commonwealth Games, seven Stanley Cup finals (Oilers loss in 1983; Oilers victories in 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988 and 1990; and Oilers loss in 2006), many other hockey events, along with other sporting events and major concerts.The final NHL game was played at the arena on April 6, 2016. Northlands Coliseum is expected to close December 3, 2017.HistoryHousing the World Hockey Association Oilers, Northlands Coliseum opened on November 10, 1974, named after the nonprofit organization that still owns the arena today. Then it became the Edmonton Coliseum in 1995, and Skyreach Centre in 1998, before changing to Rexall Place on November 20, 2003, when its naming rights were purchased by the Rexall medicine company, a subsidiary of Katz Group Canada. The Katz Group later purchased the Oilers and the Oil Kings. When the naming rights expired on August 31, 2016, the name reverted to Northlands Coliseum.
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  • We took our son and daughter-in-law and two granddaughters to Disney on Ice. It was fantastic. Sitting in the stands it is sad to see this building that hosted many, many a spectacular event being clo...  more »
  • When Vancouver built the new Rogers Arena downtown, the Pacific Coliseum was thought to be a venue that wouldn't be used anymore. Similar to the situation that Vancouver was in, Rexall Place has been ...  more »
  • this building is very nice, to bad they are going to let this place sit empty because of rogers place and a millionare who does not care about this place. THEY SHOULD USE THIS PLACE MORE OFTEN.  more »

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