Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza History

Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza is a multi-purpose facility located in Wilkes-Barre, PA. This arena was built in 1998 thanks in major part to Pennsylvania governor Robert Casey, so it's no surprise that this venue is located at Casey Plaza. Originally named the Northeastern Pennsylvania Civic Arena and Convention Center, this venue saw its named changed to First Union Arena in 2000, then again in 2003 when it was renamed Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza. In 2010, however, the arena signed an agreement with Mohegan Sun at Pocono down, a casino and racetrack, to rename the arena Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. The contract for the name runs for 10 years. The venue's main function is as the home of the Walkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League. Fans pack into this stadium for each and every home game, looking to see the Penguins take down some of the top teams in the AHL.

Sports are an institution in American society and have been a big part of the country's culture for a very long time. If you've never been much for sports, give one a try sometime by getting out to Mohegan Sun Arena to see a game for yourself. You might just like it. So many people consider sports an important thing in their lives for a reason, and the spirit of competition is something that transcends cultures and generations. The atmosphere at a game of any level is something that you'll never forget once you've experienced it. The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are ready to hit the ice, and you can be there to see them face off with the best competition that the AHL has to offer.


Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza Events

Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza serves as the home to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, a hockey team that competes in the American Hockey League. The Penguins play all of their home games at this venue, and hockey fans from around the area flock to Mohegan Sun Arena to see these talented players hit the ice and give it everything they've got. Hockey fans are some of the most hardcore fans of any that you'll find in the sporting world, living and dying with every big game that their favorite teams play in. Regular season games can often feel like postseason contests, as the stands are packed to the brim with screaming hockey fans that love to see the game played. When you head to a game, you'll be witness to some great hockey action that will have you coming back to the arena in the near future for another contest.

Mohegan Sun Arena hosts events other than sporting contests, though. This venue also hosts a variety of musicians on a regular basis, giving locals and visitors the chance to see top music acts like and in person. People in the Wilkes-Barre area can also experience sports entertainment when the WWE comes to town, or the thrill of monster trucks when Monster Jam invades the confines of the Mohegan Sun Arena. It's obvious that this is a versatile venue, one that can have a bevy of monster trucks crashing into cars on night and then an orchestra serenading the audience just a few nights later.


Wilkes-Barre, PA

Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Wyoming Valley section of the state of Pennsylvania. The city is the 13th most populous city in the state, and has a population of more than 40,000 people. Wilkes-Barre was founded in 1769, but was not incorporated until 1806. This city is surrounded by a variety of mountain ranges and is in close proximity to the well-known Pocono Mountains. The Susquehanna River flows right into the center of Wilkes-Barre, making for a nice atmosphere for city dwellers. Wilkes-Barre is home to two pro sports teams, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League and the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of minor league baseball. The RailRiders are a part of the New York Yankees farm system. People in this area love to see the local sports teams take to the field or the ice at home.


Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza Seating Layout

Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza is a multi-purpose indoor athletic facility that that serves as the venue for the home games of the Wilkes-Barre-Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League. The arena can hold more than 8,000 sports fans for the biggest contests, and there are a lot of important games each and every season. This team routinely sees an impressive turnout for their home games, as the fans in this area simply can't get enough hockey.


Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza Trivia

Did you know that the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, who call Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza home, hold the record for most sellouts in one season by any teams in the AHL?

That's right; the Penguins sold out 40 games in two different seasons in the early 2000s.

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