Thompson Arena

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Rupert C. Thompson Arena
Dartmouth College campus 2007-10-03 Thompson Arena.JPG
Location Hanover, NH
Owner Dartmouth College
OperatorDartmouth College
Capacity 3,500 (hockey) (4,500 with standing room only)
Surface200x90 ft (hockey)
Broke ground1973
OpenedNovember, 1975
Construction cost$4.4 million
ArchitectPier Luigi Nervi
Dartmouth Big Green
(men's and women's ice hockey)

Coordinates: 43°42′04″N72°16′49″W / 43.70111°N 72.28028°W / 43.70111; -72.28028 Rupert C. Thompson Arena is a 3,500-seat hockey arena in Hanover, New Hampshire. It is home to the Dartmouth College Big Green men's and women's ice hockey teams. The barrel-vaulted, reinforced concrete arena was designed by renowned architect Pier Luigi Nervi. It was named for Rupert C. Thompson '28, the major benefactor of the project, and replaced Davis Rink, the original "indoor" home of Dartmouth hockey from 1929 to 1975. (Davis Rink, which was located next to old Alumni Gym, was demolished in 1985 to make way for the Berry Sports Center.)

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Thompson Arena

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