* Address: 1 Bills Drive, Orchard Park
* Country: United States
* Capacity: 71,000
* Opened: 17 August 1973
* Main use: American football
* Tenants: Buffalo Bills (American football)
Extra stadium info – Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Stadium
The construction of the venue started in 1972 and its construction costs were $22 million. It opened as the Rich Stadium with a capacity of 80,000. The Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Stadium was known as the Ralph Wilson Stadium between 1998 and 2015, the New Era Field between 2016 and 2020 and the Bills Stadium between 2020 and 2021. It was renovated several times. The stadium is used for several events, like American football, concerts, ice hockey and supercross.
On 1 January 1 2008, the venue hosted its first-ever ice hockey match. It was a game between two National Hockey League clubs. The Pittsburgh Penguins won the game against the Buffalo Sabres. 71,000 spectators attended the match. The Penguins won the Stanley Cup two times when they faced the Sabres at the Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Stadium in 2008. The Buffalo Bills use the venue for home games. They played their first National Football League season in 1960. The Bills drew an average attendance of 15,000 in seven home games in that NFL season.