K. C. Irving Regional Centre
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|Location||850 Sainte-Anne Street|
Bathurst, New Brunswick
|Owner||City of Bathurst|
|Capacity||Hockey: 3,162 seats (Maximum: 3,524)|
|Surface||200 × 85 feet|
(61 m × 25.9 m)
|Acadie–Bathurst Titan (QMJHL) (1998–present)|
The K.C. Irving Centre (French: Centre Régional K.C. Irving) is an indoor arena located in Bathurst, New Brunswick. The arena is home to the Acadie–Bathurst Titan, a hockey team of the QMJHL. It was named in honour of businessman K. C. Irving. Opened in September 1996 and built at a cost of $21 million, it is the largest arena in north-eastern New Brunswick.
There are 3,162 seats for a total capacity of 3,524 at the hockey games. For entertainment, the capacity may be required to 4,400 places. Around the rink they are 24 private boxes. The arena has two ice rinks: "The Eddy Rink" where the Acadie Bathurst Titan play their home games on also where the seating capacity is located, and "The Richelieu" rink which hosts many minor hockey events with a smaller seating area. The Centre also has many canteens and a walking track as well as an Acadie Bathurst Titan gift shop and the offices of the Acadie Bathurst Titan management and the City Of Bathurst Parks - Recreation and Tourism Department.
President's Cup (including President's Cup of the club when the franchise was operating at Laval)
" Hardy Cup" ""( Won by the 1972 Bathurst Alpine Papermakers) at the former Bathurst Arena also known as "The Barn"
The Hardy Cup, was the Canadian national Intermediate "A" ice hockey championship from 1967 until 1984. From 1985 until 1990, the Hardy Cup was the Canadian national senior championship for Senior "AA" after senior and intermediate hockey were merged by the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association. The trophy was retired to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1990.
Retired numbers (including players of the club when the franchise was operating at Laval)
- 10 - Claude Lapointe
- 17 - Mike Bossy
- 19 - Neil Carnes
- 21 - Vincent Damphousse
- 22 - Martin Lapointe
- 30 - Gino Odjick
- 37 - Patrice Bergeron *First Retired jersey from The Acadie Bathurst Titan since relocating from Laval PQ
- 66 - Mario Lemieux
- 1 - Roberto Luongo* Second retired jersey from The Acadie Bathurst Titan since relocating from Laval PQ