Rolling Out the Rinks: A Look At Homemade Hockey Rinks for the Holiday Season

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While the DMV is coming off a few 60-degree days with sunshine, citizens in Canada and the northern United States are already experiencing some more traditional winter weather, giving hockey families the perfect chance to hit the ice rinks for some recreational, pick-up hockey games. TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger asked his followers and any families to send him photos of homemade, backyard rinks, and the results are absolutely phenomenal.

The following are just several of the many responses Dreger received:

And a personal favorite:

An amazing collection of creativity and innovation when it comes to the greatest sport on the planet. Happy Holidays to everyone from all of us here at NoVa Caps. To see more of the backyard rinks, follow Darren Dreger on Twitter.

By Michael Fleetwood

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About Michael Fleetwood

Michael Fleetwood was born into a family of diehard Capitals fans and has been watching games as long as he can remember. He was born the year the Capitals went to their first Stanley Cup Final, and is a diehard Caps fan, the owner of the very FIRST Joe Beninati jersey and since then, has met Joe himself. His favorite player became former Capital Nate Schmidt after he met Schmidt in a Hershey hotel while in Hershey PA to see the Bears play, shortly after Schmidt was injured during a conditioning stint. Michael is also a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Orioles, and enjoys photography, watching WildEarth TV's SafariLive live safaris, and watching animals in his spare time. (Photo by Adam Vingan in 2014 at the Capitals Development Camp).
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