Wachovia Spectrum

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The Wachovia Spectrum (formerly known as the Spectrum, CoreStates Spectrum and First Union Spectrum) is an indoor arena located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Completed in 1967, it seats 17,500 for ice hockey. The arena was the home of the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL and the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA from 1967-1996. Though both teams left for the Wachovia Center in 1996, the arena remains in place and is still used by the Philadelphia Phantoms of the AHL and other sporting events and concerts.

A statue of Sylvester Stallone depicting him in his famous role of Philadelphia boxer Rocky Balboa stands in front of the main entrance to Wachovia Spectrum.

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