'Tis The Season For Backyard Rinks

'Tis The Season For Backyard Rinks
Photo: @BarstoolJordie
When the temperature drops and the air freezes, hockey fans across the U.S. and Canada turn to the ponds.

Even the NHL has gotten on board in recent years, expanding their coverage of outdoor hockey and promoting games including the Winter Classic, Heritage Classic and Stadium Series.

For some, pond hockey is finding your favorite lake and shoveling out a massive rink with snow walls and maybe self-made nets. For others, building a rink with unique aspects and dimensions works better.

Below are some of the Internet's best outdoor rinks for adults, children and the entire community.

Delisle, Saskatchewan:



They go all-out in Philadelphia:



Here's one for the kids, created by @marcfasano:



Lighting up center ice:



Dauphin, Manitoba:



Here's one from Budapest:



Some true pond hockey here:



A father who didn't have a rink growing up makes one for his son:



Even the Eiffel Tower has a rink this year:



Some are too incredible:



And, of course, my own winter oasis:



Have an outdoor rink you want to share with FloHockey? Tweet your photos to @JMessing23 or @FloHockey, and we'll share them!
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