The ice is only about one inch thick when everything is finished. In addition, the official size of a National Hockey League rink is **200 feet long and 85 feet wide**.

Contents

- 1 What is the length of a hockey rink?
- 2 How long is an Olympic sized hockey rink?
- 3 How big is a high school hockey rink?
- 4 Are all NHL ice rinks the same size?
- 5 What size is an NHL hockey rink?
- 6 How big is a rink?
- 7 How many circles are on a hockey rink?
- 8 Why are the bottom of hockey boards yellow?
- 9 What is the smallest arena in the NHL?

## What is the length of a hockey rink?

The official size of the rink shall be two hundred feet (200′) long and eighty-five feet (85′) wide. The corners shall be rounded in the arc of a circle with a radius of twenty-eight feet (28′).

## How long is an Olympic sized hockey rink?

Ice hockey Official National Hockey League rinks are 26 m × 61 m (85 ft × 200 ft). The dimensions originate from the size of the Victoria Skating Rink in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Official Olympic/International rinks have dimensions of 30 m × 60 m (98.4 ft × 197 ft).

## How big is a high school hockey rink?

(a) The recommended dimensions of the “RINK” shall be one hundred eighty-five (185′) to two hundred feet (200′) long, and eighty-five (85′) to one hundred feet (100′) wide. The corners shall be uniformly rounded in the arc of a circle.

## Are all NHL ice rinks the same size?

The NHL uses a standard-size ice surface of 85 x 200 feet. The radius of the corners is 28 feet. All NHL teams are required to use ice that is this size. While every NHL rink is the same size, players say that some arenas have boards and lighting systems that make games at some arenas different from others.

## What size is an NHL hockey rink?

In the United States and Canada, the standard size of a hockey rink is 200 feet by 85 feet or, as expressed in metric terms, 61 meters by 26 meters, with a corner radius of 28 feet or 8.5 meters. This is the standard size used in the NHL, the AHL, college hockey, and junior hockey.

## How big is a rink?

Most North American rinks follow the National Hockey League (NHL) specifications of 200 by 85 feet (60.96 m × 25.9 m) with a corner radius of 28 feet (8.5 m). Each goal line is 11 feet (3.4 m) from the end boards.

## How many circles are on a hockey rink?

Five painted lines, nine dots, five circles and two trapezoids lie frozen in 10,600 gallons of water, all encased by fiberglass boards. A standard National Hockey League rink is 200 feet long and 85 feet wide.

## Why are the bottom of hockey boards yellow?

The kickplate at the bottom of the boards is light yellow. The boards are constructed so that the surface facing the ice is smooth and free of any obstruction or any object that could cause injury to players.

## What is the smallest arena in the NHL?

Montreal’s Bell Centre is the largest arena in the NHL with a seating capacity of 21,302. Uniondale’s Nassau Coliseum is the smallest arena with a seating capacity of 13,900.