Dee Stadium

700 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931


History of Dee Stadium

  • 1902 The Amphidrome was built and The Portage Lakes began playing professional hockey.
  • 1903 The Portage Lakes win Hockey's first National Championship and the American Hockey Association is formed.
  • 1904 The American Hockey Association is reorganized into the International Hockey League (IHL). Formation of the IHL marked the official beginning of professional hockey.
  • 1927 The Amphidrome is destroyed by fire.
  • 1928 The New Amphidrome is rebuilt on the same site.
  • 1946 The Michigan College of Mining and Technology purchases the building and changes the name to Dee Stadium.
  • 1988 The City of Houghton purchases Dee Stadium.
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