What is the size of a nhl ice rink versus an olympic size
The Ice Hockey rink dimensions for the NHL are officially 85 ft wide by 200 ft long (25.91m by 60.96m), with goal lines 11 feet from the end boards.
The official Olympic/International Ice Hockey rinks have dimensions of 98.42 ft wide by 200.13 ft long (30 m by 61 m), for a total of 19,696.79 square feet or 1,830 square meters.
The Olympic/International rink is 2,696.79 square ft larger than the NHL rink. The difference is 250.53 square meters.
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