The Ralph Visited by More Than 400,000 in Past Year3,564,445 have attended events since arena first opened.
By: Milo Smith, WDAZ
More than 3-and-a-half million people have attended events at Ralph Engelstad Arena since it opened in 2001.
The arena today released attendance figures for the 2008-2009 season.which ended on September 30th.
404,442 people came through the doors for events over the last year. That's the lowest total since the 2001-02, but in a news release General Manager Jody Hodgson thanked fans for their support, "especially during challenging economic times."
The arena expects to have it's 2-millionth hockey fan walk through the gates in November.