## Is the Olympic hockey rink bigger than the NHL rink?

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## Is the Olympic hockey rink bigger than the NHL rink?

Even though 15 extra feet of width doesn’t sound like a lot, hockey becomes much more wide open on international rinks due to this extra space, as rinks go from 17,000 square feet in the NHL to 20,000 square feet at the Olympics.

### Are NHL hockey rinks the same size?

All NHL rinks are the same size, i.e. 200 feet (61 m) × 85 feet (26 m) with a corner radius of 28 feet (8.5 m). International hockey rinks are the same size except for their width which is 30.0 metres (98.4 ft) as stipulated by the International Ice Hockey Federation.

**Are college hockey rinks the same size as NHL rinks?**

College hockey has no standard rink size. Most Division-I men’s teams play on an NHL-size sheet of ice (85 feet wide), but several play on Olympic sheets, which are wider (100 feet). Some even play on “hybrid” ice that is somewhere in the middle.

**Are figure skating rinks the same size as hockey rinks?**

According to Rule 342 of the ISU Special Regulations & Technical Rules: Single & Pair Skating and Ice Dance 2016, an Olympic-sized figure skating rink has dimensions of 60 metres (196 feet 10 inches) by 30 metres (98 feet 5 inches) if possible, the same with an Olympic-sized short track speed skating rink and an …

## What is the size of Olympic ice 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).

### What is the size of a NHL hockey rink?

200 feet by 85 feet

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 an Olympic size hockey rink?**

Olympic ice hockey is played on a rink roughly 200 feet long by 98 feet wide. That’s a just about ten more feet laterally on the ice than in the 85 feet wide rinks used in the NHL.

**How big is an Olympic size rink?**

roughly 200 feet long by

Olympic ice hockey is played on a rink roughly 200 feet long by 98 feet wide. That’s a just about ten more feet laterally on the ice than in the 85 feet wide rinks used in the NHL.

## What is the size of an NHL hockey rink?

200 feet long by 85 feet wide

The standard ice rink in North America measures 200 feet long by 85 feet wide. And every NHL game in North America is played on a standard-size rink, which means conditions in every building should be identical.