The National Hockey League’s 2019-2020 regular season will commence on October 2nd. Now is the time to explore the career opportunities at your favorite NHL arena off the ice. So lace up your apron, trade the Biscuit for biscuits and gravy and join the quest for Sir Stanley's Cup.
Benefits of Working at an Arena:
- Get Paid to be Part of the Excitement
You get to be part of the game-day experience – and sports history if you happened to be working when one of those magical moments happens.
- Enjoy Special Perks
As an employee of the arena, you are likely to get VIP perks including, meals and generous discounts.
- Take Advantage of a Non-Traditional Schedule
Often career opportunities include seasonal and part-time positions which translate to shorter time commitments. With working hours typically on nights, weekends, and holidays, these jobs are perfect for students, teachers, and retirees, as well as for those looking to earn a second income.
- Opportunities to Advance
With big foodservice operations come big opportunities to develop your leadership skills and get on the fast track advancing your career in hospitality.
Amalie Arena (Tampa, FL)
Amalie Arena is the home of the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning. Located in Tampa Bay, FL. The building was initially known as the Ice Palace; the arena has hosted the Stanley Cup Finals, as well as the National Hockey League All-Star Game.
American Airlines Center (Dallas, TX)
American Airlines Center serves as the home arena for the NHL's Dallas Stars since 2001. American Airlines acquired the multi-purpose arena's naming rights in 1999 for $195M.
Bell MTS Place (Winnipeg, Canada)
Bell MTS Place is an indoor arena serving as the home of the NHL's Winnipeg Jets and their American Hockey League affiliate, the Manitoba Moose. The arena is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and is owned and operated by True North Sports & Entertainment.
Bridgestone Arena (Nashville, TN)
Bridgestone Arena is the home of the NHL's Nashville Predators. The arena is owned by the Sports Authority of Nashville and Davidson County and operated by Powers Management Company, a subsidiary of the Nashville Predators National Hockey League franchise.
BB&T Center (Sunrise, FL)
BB&T Center is the home indoor arena for the NHL's Florida Panthers. The arena, located in Sunrise, FL, features 70 suites and 2,623 club seats.
Canadian Tire Centre (Ottawa, Canada)
Home to the NHL's Ottawa Senators since 1996, and located in Ottawa, Ontario, the arena also serves as the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame.
Centre Bell (Montreal, Canada)
Centre Bell has the largest arena capacity in the United States and is best known as the home for the NHL's Montreal Canadiens. In 2012, the sports and entertainment complex was deemed the fifth- busiest arena in the world based on ticket sales.
Enterprise Center (St. Louis, MO)
Enterprise Center is the home of the NHL's St. Louis Blues but has also served as the venue for other functions such as NCAA basketball, NCAA hockey, concerts, and professional wrestling.
KeyBank Center (Buffalo, NY)
Located in downtown Buffalo and home to the NHL's Buffalo Sabres, this multipurpose indoor arena is the largest indoor arena in Western New York.
Little Caesars Arena (Detroit, MI)
Home of the NHL's Detroit Red Wings the Little Caesars Arena is a multipurpose arena that features state-of-the-art technology, fan amenities, and active community spaces. Located in Midtown Detroit the arena's design was heavily influenced by The Bell Centre in Montreal.
Madison Square Garden (New York, NY)
Madison Square Garden, known as The Garden or as MSG, is a multi-purpose indoor arena in New York City located in Midtown Manhattan. The Garden serves as home to the NY Rangers (NHL) and is used for various sporting events, concerts, and shows.
Nationwide Arena (Columbus, OH)
Nationwide Arena, located in Columbus, Ohio, is the home for the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets. One of two facilities in Columbus, the Nationwide Arena hosts events during the annual Arnold Classic, a sports and fitness event hosted by actor, bodybuilder, and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Nassau Coliseum (Uniondale, NY)
Nassau Coliseum, or NYCB Live, is the home of the New York Islanders, one of three NHL franchises in the New York area, along with the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers. The Islanders played at the Coliseum from 1972 to 2015 before moving to Brooklyn's Barclays Center. After that move proved to be commercially unsuccessful in 2018 the Islanders moved back to the Coliseum and will split its home schedule until at least 2021.
Pepsi Center (Denver, CO)
Located in Denver, this multi-purpose arena is the home of the NHL's Colorado Avalanche and frequently serves as a concert venue when games are not in session.
PNC Arena (Raleigh, NC)
Known initially as Raleigh Entertainment & Sports Arena, the PNC Arena is home to the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes. The arena serves as an event venue and features three fan concourses and a 300-seat restaurant.
Prudential Center (Newark, NJ)
Prudential Center or "The Rock," as it was affectionately named in 2007, is the home of the NHL's New Jersey Devils and was designed by HOK Sport and Morris Adjmi Architects.
Scotiabank Arena (Toronto, Canada)
The multi-purpose Scotiabank Arena is home to the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs. Formerly known as Air Canada Centre from 1999-2018, it is located on Bay Street in the South Core district of Downtown Toronto, Ontario.
TD Garden (Boston, MA)
The TD Garden is the home arena for the National Hockey League's Boston Bruins. Located directly above North Station, the TD Garden recently finished its ‘Legendary Transformation’ bringing a whole new level of delicious food and beverages to fans.
United Center (Chicago, IL)
United Center, named after its corporate sponsor, United Airlines, is the home of the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks. The indoor arena located on the Near West Side of Chicago, IL features statues of Michael Jordan, Bobby Hull, and Stan Mikita.
Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia, PA)
Wells Fargo Center is located in Philadelphia and serves as the home of the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers. Featuring 126 luxury suites, 1,880 club-box seats, and a variety of restaurants and clubs, the Wells Fargo Center has set the record for the highest attendance for an indoor hockey game and college basketball game in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Xcel Energy Center (St. Paul, MN)
Xcel Energy Center is a multi-purpose arena and serves as the home to the NHL's Minnesota Wild. Owned by the city of Saint Paul and operated by the Wild's parent company, Minnesota Sports and Entertainment, ESPN named the arena as the best overall sports venue in the U.S.