U.S. Pond Hockey Championships

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New Technology Keeps Ice Smooth At U.S. Pond Hockey Championships

Crews at the U.S. Pond Hockey Championship are using cutting-edge technology to keep the ice smooth and safe. More than 500 hockey games on 25 rinks all on one lake can chew up the ice pretty good.

01/17/2015

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Pond Hockey Tourney Draws Teams From Literally Everywhere

Hundreds of hockey players are hitting the ice this weekend as part of the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships. It’s a chance to lace up your skates and celebrate hockey the way nature intended.

01/16/2015

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Pond Hockey Tourney’s Popularity Still On The Rise

You could call it a hockey holiday. This year the Labatt Blue U.S. Pond Hockey Championships celebrate 10 years of fun out on the ice. The first-ever U.S. Pond Hockey Championships in 2006 saw 120 teams compete.

01/16/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

The weather is supposed to be nice and relatively warm, so there’s absolutely no excuse for you not to get out there and enjoy some of the metro area’s best bets for weekend entertainment.

01/15/2015

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Volunteers Sought For US Pond Hockey Championships

Volunteers are being sought for the 2015 U.S. Pond Hockey Championships next month in Minneapolis.

12/13/2014

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Second Year Of Winter Scavenger Hunt Has $50K In Prizes

Looking for an excuse to explore Minnesota this winter? Then you might want to take part in a months-long statewide scavenger hunt called “Checkpoint Minnesota.”

12/10/2014

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Best Free Winter Activities For Families In Minnesota

Enjoy the cool breath of winter weather with these free activities.

11/28/2014

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Hockey Day Celebrated Across Minnesota

The all-day celebration of Minnesota’s official sport is underway across the State of Hockey on Saturday. Outdoor hockey is at its finest at picturesque Handke Pit in Elk River. Mayor John Dietz says it’s a special venue with a lot of history. “You know, it’s kind of a rebirth of how the sport was born. It’s just a unique type of thing,” Dietz said.

01/18/2014

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Nokomis Hosts 9th Year Of U.S. Pond Hockey Championships

A siren wails on a frozen Lake Nokomis, signaling the half-way point in a fast-paced game. Blue skies and bright sun greet nearly 2,000 pond hockey faithful. Over the next few days, they will play like they did as kids. According to tournament’s co-commissioner Justin Kaufenberg, the competition is fast and, at times, furious on the lake’s 25 rinks.

01/17/2014

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US Pond Hockey Registration Opens Wednesday

Registration opens Wednesday for the 2014 U.S. Pond Hockey Championships in Minneapolis. Players can start registering their teams at 10 a.m. Central time on the USPHC website.

09/11/2013

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High Winds Cause Evacuation Of Warming Tent At Pond Hockey Tournament

The warming tent at the 8th annual U.S. Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Nokomis was evacuated late Saturday afternoon due to high winds.

01/19/2013

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Pond Hockey Tournament Begins on Lake Nokomis

Hockey players dream of winter days with bright blue skies, crisp temperatures and a frozen pond to skate on.

01/18/2013

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Preps Begin For U.S. Pond Hockey Championships

The U.S. Pond Hockey Championship was nearly cancelled last year. Unseasonably mild weather created thin, weak ice.

01/09/2013

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Work To Start On U.S. Pond Hockey Tent, Rinks

The site of the eighth annual U.S. Pond Hockey Championships is about to start taking shape in Minneapolis.

01/09/2013

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U.S. Pond Hockey Tourney Registration Opens Sept. 12

Registration opens next month for the 2013 U.S. Pond Hockey Championships in Minneapolis.

08/14/2012

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