The Lanxess arena in Cologne (cap. 18,500), as the main venue, is famous for its fantastic atmosphere. The SAP Arena in Mannheim (cap. 14,000) belongs to the world's most modern ice hockey facilities and the Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen (cap. 75,976) offers a spectacular setup for the opening game.
This section gives you all the necessary information on the host cities and on the respective arenas.