City: San Jose
Country: United States Of America
The HP Pavilion at San Jose, formerly known as Compaq Center at San Jose and San Jose Arena is an indoor arena, located at 525 West Santa Clara Street, in San Jose, California. The arena is also commonly called, The Shark Tank or The Tank, both of which come from its primary tenant, the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League. HP Pavilion hosts an average of 190 events a year, including many non-sporting events. In 2006, the HP Pavilion sold the most tickets to non-sporting events of any venue in the Western United States, and the fourth highest total in the world, after Madison Square Garden in New York City, the Manchester Evening News Arena in Manchester, and the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.