Posted on December 31, 2013 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
Hockey greatness begins with dreams of greatness in seven- or eight-year-old children. The child clumsily flings the puck toward the net, practically dropping the stick in the process. But as the frozen season progresses, those pucks enter the goal with more and more frequency. The dreams become more real - of fans erupting in a frenzy as the future hockey star buries the puck in the net for an exciting overtime win. [read more…]
Posted on October 29, 2013 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
We've been waiting all year for NOW! The 2013 - 2014 backyard ice rink season is finally here for many of us, and I'm looking forward to helping you build a "killer" rink in your own backyard.
Do you like to ice backyard ice rink in this picture? It could be yours... Don't forget to enter our Win-a-Rink Video Contest for your chance to win a rink like this! Information about contest in this Newsletter E-zine
Posted on May 15, 2012 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
There are a number of serious reasons why you'd want to maximize your skate days, and they involve most of the reasons you build your backyard ice rink in the first place.
You get to skate MORE, play MORE hockey or shinny, and practice your stick handling MORE. Plus, you save money, fuel costs and time by not having to travel to and from the big public rink all the time.
Posted on March 6, 2012 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
Before she found fame and fortune as a singer, at age 10 she was skating circles around the boys on her Pee Wee Hockey team
She earned MVP two years in a row playing right wing.
Posted on December 1, 2011 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
After 320 days and 61 regular season games absent from the NHL, the Pittsburgh Penguins are no doubt overjoyed to have Sid the Kid back in the line-up!
Posted on November 13, 2011 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
You know you're on the way to greatness when you earn more than one nickname at the same time.
Posted on October 16, 2011 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
What's worse, taking a slapshot directly to the schnozz, or losing Game 7 of the postseason playoffs to the Boston Bruins, eventual winners of the Stanley Cup?
Posted on September 22, 2011 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
Edmonton Oilers finished in the basement in 2011. Consolation prize? Another 1st draft pick overall. Here's our big welcome to Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, a skilled finesse player who knows how to score. As training camp progresses and the coaches will have an eagle eye on Nugent-Hopkins. Can he compete with the big guys in his rookie season, despite ...
Posted on July 3, 2011 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
mybackyadricerink.com Ezine took a 'vacation' in June. We're back in July 2011 to offer belated congratulations to the Boston Bruins, the 2011 Stanley Cup winners. [read more…]
Posted on May 1, 2011 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
With his one score in overtime, Alex Burrows of the Vancouver Canucks silenced Canucks critics, put his team into the quarterfinals of the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs, and reduced the risk of strokes in thousands of Canucks fans. [read more…]
Posted on April 14, 2011 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
The saying is as old as the seasons... [read more…]
Posted on March 5, 2011 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
It's March already. The most rural of roads are dry and snow-free, even if still lined with shrinking piles of melting snow discarded and abandoned by the snowplow. [read more…]
Posted on February 6, 2011 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
Says Walter Gretzky: "There's something special about playing on the pond - it takes you back to simpler times. There's a purity in playing outdoors in the elements. It's a place of dreams." [read more…]
Posted on January 9, 2011 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
Synthetic ice rinks are sprouting up everywhere! Some 130 large synthetic ice rinks can be found worldwide. That's because the technology has advanced to the point that the synthetic surface is almost like ice.
In fact, you can even install a synthetic ice rink in your basement, garage or backyard. They can be small, medium or large, depending on your budget. And budget may be a factor, since your synthetic rink will cost around $9 to $20 per square foot. [read more…]
Posted on December 12, 2010 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
The brackets are important, because the water in your ice rink weighs a ton, and that might not even be a figure of speech. The boards around the perimeter of your rink need adequate support that will prevent them from crashing outward from the weight of the unfrozen water. [read more…]
Posted on November 23, 2010 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
If you and your family are hockey rink rats, protective hockey rink netting could be well worth your investment, for several reasons! [read more…]
Posted on October 31, 2010 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
It is nearly winter in Canada. We may see the first snow flurries as early as Nov 5th. Overnight temps are already dipping below freezing in many parts of Canada and the United States. [read more…]
Posted on October 7, 2090 on mybackyardicerink.com: E-zine Newsletter
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