Hovet

Hovet ("The Court"), formerly known as Johanneshovs Isstadion, is an arena in Stockholm mainly used for ice hockey, concerts and corporate events. It was opened in 1955 as an outdoor arena. A roof was added in 1962, and the arena interior has also been a subject to major renovation in 2002. The arenas main tenants is ice hockey clubs AIK and Djurgårdens IF. The official capacity is 8,094 spectators.

The arena was officially inaugurated on November 4, 1955, with an ice hockey game between Sweden and Norway which Sweden won 7–2. The original designer was Swedish architect Paul Hedqvist. A roof was added for the 1962 World Championships. During the fall of 2002, every chair was replaced and a restaurant area was added at one of the short ends.

Apart from AIK and Djurgårdens IF, Hovet has been the regular home arena in different periods for IK Göta, IFK Stockholm, Stureby SK, Mälarhöjden/Västertorp, Brinkens IF, AC Camelen and Hammarby IF.

  • Interior (2007–08)

  • Interior (2007–08)

  • Hockey supporters (2007–08)

  • Jumbotron (2008–09)

  • Interior (2010–11)

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