The Herb Brooks National Hockey Center (NHC) provides a first-class collegiate hockey experience for athletes and fans at St. Cloud State University as well as an outstanding entertainment venue for performances, concerts and figure skating shows. While the original 1989 facility met the minimum criteria for the hockey program, the expanded Herb Brooks National Hockey ASSOCIATED FIRMHagemeister and Mack Architects (HMA)CAPACITY5,763COST PER SQ FT$97.30FEATURED IN2014 Architectural Portfolio enhances the event experience worthy of this Division I program, adding amenities that include gathering areas and executive suites filled with Husky tradition. It modernizes the facilities, improving everything from locker rooms to the lofty front atrium. Most of all, the National Hockey Center creates a rewarding collegiate environment for students, student-athletes, thousands of season ticket holders, parents, alumni and friends who ring the ice every Husky hockey season. Built to be 30 percent lower than Minnesota Environmental Code requires, the National Hockey Center has been a catalyst for making St. Cloud a destination for entertainment, retail, conventions, and sporting events throughout the Midwest.