The Maly Ice Palace
is a description of a 7,000-seat multi-purpose arena
that is currently in the planning stages. "Maly" literally means "Minor"
, hence the correct English name for the arena would be "Minor Ice Palace"
. It is due to be open in 2013
. After it is completed, it will host some of the ice hockey
events during 2014 Winter Olympics
along with Bolshoi Ice Palace
. The venues will be located 300 m apart.
It will cost $27.2 million to build the venue, including the temporary works for the Olympics. After the Olympics, it will serve as a sports arena and concert venue.