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is the exclusive use of a private suite for 20 when the Bruins come to town Feb. 17, including a $2,000 food and beverage tab. Other prizes are 15 pairs of tickets to select Jets home games all for $20 a ticket.
I learned in the past dozen years of coaching that relying on outdoor ice is foolish. Every year we wait and wait Omega Seamaster Green Bezel for the ice to freeze, then it be too cold (Hockey Manitoba rules don allow games or practices once the temperature dips below 25 C or a windchill of 28 C), then the ice melts. In that brief window, we might be lucky to get in three practices on our allocated night of the week.
At Terry Sawchuk Arena, the only tribute to the goaltending legend is a small plaque in the lobby. Surely the City can spring for a framed photo of Sawchuk to go over the plaque. A better example of how to honour someone can be found at Eric Coy Arena.
But the cold reality is outdoor rinks aren a viable option for minor hockey teams today. I say this in response to some Sun readers who claimed kids are being by playing indoor and suggested more use of outdoor rinks. The comments followed my Sunday report on the poor state of the City of Winnipeg 15 arenas.
only answer is the development of more indoor facilities.
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I assume those who made the suggestion haven been involved in hockey since they were kids in the 1970s.
It not to say coaches don want outdoor ice. There are teams based out of community clubs that can get a single weekly hour of practice because demand is so high.
Get rid of the shabby banner on the wall from the 1983 Purolator bantam challenge at River East Arena. It only identifies how long it been since the interior has seen new paint.
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Meanwhile, I do have a couple of quick and cheap improvement ideas for two city arenas.
arenas have long been shut down, replaced with a wall of vending machines.
Some of my fondest childhood memories are of playing outdoor hockey at Bronx Park Community Club.
ULTIMATE JETS RAFFLE
Today offering is from Gary Loewen who sends us two week old Zandrey Loewen, who was born to be a Jets fan.
On second thought, I pass on that coffee.
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It was heaven on ice until the final whistle blew and we return to the dressing room, where someone would enter with a tray of hot chocolates.
Most minor hockey teams today start practising in October and their seasons run into March. Today climate just doesn allow enough outdoor ice.
You welcome. I accept a free coffee at the canteen of either River East or Terry Sawchuk arena for my consulting fee.
Every now and then we get a photo that has no news value, but it still too good to pass up.
cold reality check
I had teams in week long outdoor tournaments where it been both too cold and too mild to play within the seven days of the event.
Unlike back in their day, there are now far more clubs competing for ice. Not only are there more boys teams, you also have to factor in ringette, an ever growing number of female teams and leagues and more men rec squads that all want their share.
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