William Allman Memorial Arena

The William Allman Memorial Arena, originally Stratford Arena, is an ice hockey arena in Stratford, Ontario. It was built in 1924. It was used by the Stratford Kroehlers of the Ontario Hockey League up until 1951, and is currently home to the Stratford Cullitons.

The arena is widely considered one of the finest old arenas in Canada and has been used by numerous film and television crews, including in Bauer's "Leave an Impression" advertising campaign.

The list of NHLer's who began their careers with the Cullitons includes: Mark Bell, Rob Blake, Kevin Dahl, Louie DeBrusk, Greg de Vries, Boyd Devereaux, Nelson Emerson, Jeff Halpern, Rem Murray, Ed Olczyk, Mike Peluso, Chris Pronger, Garth Snow, Tim Taylor, and several more.

A portrait of Queen Elizabeth hangs at one end of the rink.

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