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Thanks NARCE!

Thank you to all the vendors and United States Ice Rink Association for welcoming us to our first North American Rink Conference and Expo (NARCE). Can’t wait for Buffalo and 2019 NARCE!

Two Sheets Are Better Than One

John Gardiner explains why Pagel Ice Arena’s two ice sheets have been a huge hit for the entire Minnetonka Community John Gardiner recognized early in to his parenting years that there was a need for an ice facility in the heart of Minnetonka, Minnesota. Toting his two hockey-playing kiddos, Max and Jake, who is currently Read More

Wearing the ‘C’; Gentry Academy students learn leadership qualities on and off the ice

On the corner of County Road E just past Highway 61 in Vadnais Heights, Minnesota, sits a private school unlike any other. The three-story brick building is home to roughly 110 students from fifth through 12th grade who are both academically and athletically inclined (most with a specific focus on Minnesota’s most beloved sport, hockey). Read More