Around the Arena: Top 12 Pond Hockey Rinks

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It is that time of year where outdoor ice rinks start to pop-up throughout North America. When I see these rinks I can’t help but want to have hockey go back to the roots of the game, the great white outdoors of winter. Any outdoor rink is awesome for a game of “pond hockey”, but some outdoor rinks have the atmosphere and setting to truly be a special venue. Here are my top 12 North American picks for outdoor rinks to play some pond hockey on.  (Note: some of these rinks have restrictions/rules against or inhibiting the play of hockey on them, therefore it is more where I wish I could play pond hockey)

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