St. Thomas Ice Arena
Located in Mendota Heights, Minn., the St. Thomas Ice Arena is home to the St. Thomas men's and women's hockey teams. Opened in 2003, the facility also houses the St. Thomas Academy boys hockey team and MAP South Hockey, an organization focused around skill development for youth hockey players. The facility has a seating capacity of 1,000, but can expand with standing room only space available. Free parking is available outside the facility, and concessions are available in the heated lobby.
The building features dedicated locker rooms for both the Tommie men's and women's hockey teams. In addition, the facility includes a small training room, laundry room, and additional dry-land training space with free weights, machine weights, turf space, and shooting stations.
Home Ice Advantage
Home to the Tommies since it's opening in 2003, St. Thomas Ice Arena has hosted a number of events beyond regular season home games. Most recently, the facility hosted the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Ice Hockey Championship March 15-16, 2019. Plattsburgh State defeated Hamline 4-0 to claim the first ever National Championship contested at the arena.
Together, Tommie men's and women's hockey have enjoyed a combined .718 winning percentage on home ice since moving in to the building. In 16 seasons calling St. Thomas Ice Arena home, the Tommies have claimed a total of 22 MIAC conference titles. The men own 12 of those titles, capturing seven regular season crowns and five playoff championships. The women post the remaining 10 championships, five each regular season and conference playoff.