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Shrinking 3M Arena at Mariucci

by Jackson Boline Let’s Play Hockey Contributor In the year 1993, the ‘new’ Mariucci Arena was opened, seating over 10,000 spectators for Gopher Men’s hockey. A staple of Minnesota Gopher hockey for the past 30 years has been the Olympic-sized 100’ x 200’ rink, which is 15 feet wider than the traditional NHL size. This […]