Huntington Center ranks 8th in its class


Toledo’s Huntington Center ranks eighth in the world among venues its size, according to industry magazine Venues Today’s midyear rankings.

The downtown arena grossed $4.44 million from Oct. 16, 2012, through May 15, 2013, according to Venues Today, which counts all concerts and other events.

Huntington Center, which opened in 2009, seats 7,431 for hockey games and a few hundred more than that for concerts. That puts it in the middle of the category that includes venues with 5,001-10,000 seats.