Of the new rinks, this has got to be one of, if not the, best! You'd expect nothing less from Montreal, the hockey mecca.
Recently renamed "Belle Centre", the capacity here is 21,500 and the place is immaculate. It's certainly the most impressive arena I've ever been in. They've tried to keep up the nostalgia of the Old Forum here, which is something that just couldn't be done. That said, check out the busts of all the old Canadiens greats on the lower concourse; the management went out of its way to commemorate the franchise's winning tradition here and did a good job of it. The banners in the rafters speak for themselves--no banners for Conference or Division championships, just Stanley Cup b...Read More