Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Home Of The Boston Celtics

TD Garden a sports arena in Boston. It is named after its sponsor, TD Bank, N.A. and is often simply called The Garden, or the traditional Boston Garden. It was formerly known as the FleetCenter and the Shawmut Center (prior to its opening; title sponsor Shawmut Bank was bought by Fleet Boston Financial before the arena opened). TD Bank, N.A. has been in control of the arena's naming rights since 2005, with the arena called TD Banknorth Garden until July 16, 2009, when the TD Banknorth name ceased to exist.
TD Garden is the home arena for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League and the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. It was formerly home to the Boston Blazers of the Major Indoor Lacrosse League (MILL, later the National Lacrosse League) and in 2009 will be home to the NLL's new Boston Blazers. It is the site of the annual Beanpot, and hosts the annual Hockey East Championships. The arena has also hosted many major national sporting events including the 1999 and 2003 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball regional first and second rounds, the 2009 Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight, and the Women's Final Four.


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