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SAP Center at San Jose
The Shark Tank
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SAP Center at San Jose is located in San Jose, California
SAP Center at San Jose
SAP Center at San Jose
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SAP Center at San Jose is located in California
SAP Center at San Jose
SAP Center at San Jose
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SAP Center at San Jose is located in the United States
SAP Center at San Jose
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Former namesSan Jose Arena (1993–2001)[1]
Compaq Center (2001–2002)
HP Pavilion (2002–2013)
Address525 West Santa Clara Street
LocationSan Jose, California
Coordinates37°19′58″N 121°54′4″W / 37.33278°N 121.90111°W / 37.33278; -121.90111Coordinates: 37°19′58″N 121°54′4″W / 37.33278°N 121.90111°W / 37.33278; -121.90111
Public transitUS Passenger rail transport Amtrak Amtrak
US Passenger rail transport ACE Altamont Corridor Express
US Passenger rail transport Caltrain Caltrain
Tram interchange VTA Light Rail Santa Clara VTA
Bus interchange Greyhound Greyhound Lines
Bus interchange BoltBus
Bus interchange VTA Bus: 22, 64A, 64B, 68, Express 168, Rapid 500, Rapid 522
Bus interchange MST: 55, 86
at San Jose Diridon Station
OwnerCity of San Jose
OperatorSan Jose Sports & Entertainment Enterprises
CapacityConcerts: 19,190
Basketball: 18,543
Wrestling: 18,300
Ice hockey: 17,562[2]
Tennis: 11,386
Field size450,000 sq ft (42,000 m2)
Construction
Broke groundJune 28, 1990[3]
OpenedSeptember 7, 1993
Construction cost$162.5 million
($318 million in 2019 dollars[4])
ArchitectSink Combs Dethlefs
Prodis Associates
Project managerHuntCor[5]
Structural engineerMartin/Martin, Inc.[6]
Services engineerM-E Engineers, Inc.[7]
General contractorPerini Building Company[5]
Tenants
San Jose Sharks NHL) (1993–present)
San Jose Grizzlies (CISL) (1994–1995)
SAP Open (tennis) (1994–2013)
San Jose Rhinos (RHI) (1994–1997, 1999)
San Jose SaberCats (AFL) (1995–2008, 2011–2015)
Golden State Warriors (NBA) (1996–1997)
San Jose Lasers (ABL) (1996–1998)
San Jose Stealth (NLL) (2004–2009)
San Jose Barracuda (AHL) (2015–present)

The SAP Center at San Jose (originally known as San Jose Arena) is an indoor arena located in San Jose, California. Its primary tenant is the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League, for which the arena has earned the nickname “The Shark Tank.” It is also home to the San Jose Barracuda of the American Hockey League.[8]

  1. ^ "2011-2012 San Jose Sharks Media Guide" (PDF). Downloads.sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  2. ^ Pollak, David (September 10, 2009). "The futility of chasing Marleau-Heatley rumors — plus an economic update from HP Pavilion". San Jose Mercury News. Retrieved September 10, 2009.
  3. ^ "Carry Me Back to the Old Sod". San Jose Mercury News. June 17, 1990. p. 2C. Retrieved September 14, 2011.
  4. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved January 1, 2020.
  5. ^ a b "Facts & Figures". HP Pavlion at San Jose. Archived from the original on January 30, 2008. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
  6. ^ "Martin/Martin, Inc. Website". Martin/Martin, Inc. Retrieved May 1, 2019.
  7. ^ "Arenas". M-E Engineers, Inc. Archived from the original on November 29, 2014. Retrieved March 19, 2013.
  8. ^ "San Jose's 'Shark Tank' gets new name". Usatoday.com. July 10, 2013. Retrieved January 22, 2017.

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