Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton Rogers Place Arena

Downtown Edmonton is going to become home of one of the best Hockey & Community Arena’s known to the world. Rogers is working alongside the city of Edmonton and the Edmonton Oilers to make one of the best arenas known to the NHL. The new arena is being called the “Edmonton Rogers Place Arena” and it is currently now being built. The first 9,000 Tonnes of Steel arrived on the site last Tuesday and it already seems that their working hard on creating this arena.

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The Edmonton Oilers will play at this new arena once it is finished being built, it’ll also have a number of shopping stores and restaurants for people to enjoy. On top of that all there will also be a community rink built into this new arena as well, this means young children will be able to enjoy playing hockey in the same arena that the Edmonton Oilers have.

Those who want to see this marvel of an arena be built can do so as Rogers has created a website called “rogersplace.com” where you can view two twenty four video footage on this arena being built. It’s truly magnificent as you get to see Edmonton for the beautiful city it is if you never have before and you get to see a architectural masterpiece be built as well.
We’ll keep you informed on any changed that might occur in the building schedule or developers of the Edmonton Rogers Place Arena.


Spartak Moscow’s New Stadium

Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia has officially visited “Spartak“, Moscow’s brand new stadium that Russia will be using for the 2018 World Cup venue to come. Clearly the President wants to make sure that everything is going well with the stadium, this being obvious as the stadium is roughly three years away from completion. Checking up on the stadium this early on indicates that he wants everything to be perfect for the 2018 World Cup.


The Spartak Stadium will be able to hold a total of forty five thousand people. It’ll be located in the Northwest section of Moscow. There are also other various buildings being built around it to cater towards the forty five thousand people attending the event.
The Russian Media did quote that Vladimir Putin said the following about Spartak, “The stadium is good to look at and is worthy of one of Russia’s favorite football teams.”
Vladimir Putin has also been recently discussing with fellow government officials about imposing a new law which would limit the amount of foreigners who would be able to play for a professional Russian Team. Sports which would be affected by this new law include Hockey, Rugby, Ice Hockey & many more. The President noted the following, “Russian born citizens must play a leading role in their professional sports to, it brings honor to our country.”

You will be able to see the stadium for all of its glory in the upcoming years when the 2014 World Cup Venue dawns upon us.

The Pelham Arena

Pelham Arena Struck

Southern Ontario went through a series of lightning storms last week that rocked various areas in the province. One of the cities affected by these lightning storms was Pelham, Ontario. The Pelham Arena, a place where the young can go to play hockey or various other sports was struck by lightning. It left a large hole in the roof, damaged the electrical system of the old facility and also left burn marks across the roof.

The Pelham Arena

The Mayor of Pelham, Dave Augustyn spoke to CTV News about the lightning strike. During the interview he noted that the lightning struck the building around 10:30 A.M. He told reporters of the damage caused to the arena. Noting that the telephone system, Internet Connection, Electrical System and the roof were all damaged. At least the damage is repairable, it will just take awhile to repair as it will be digging into the cities funds. Luckily no injuries were reported from the incident, this proving to be the highlight of the storm as lightning can be very deadly.

The Mayor revealed that Pelham has been recently looking to replacing the thirty nine year old arena. He noted that he has pondered to himself that he thinks this lightning strike could very well be a sign from something greater. He said. laughing “Is somebody trying to tell us something”.

The Kitchener based company called “AECOM”, the company responsible for Pelham’s electrical systems and water systems has already assessed the building. The assessment is said to be “Very Damaging” and that the building is now on its last legs. The town of Pelham will now work towards creating a new arena that will cater towards sports such as Hockey, Soccer, Rugby and possibly even Baseball. This will cost Pelham a large amount of money but in the long run it can also bring a mass amount of profit to the city.


Montreal Lake Hockey Rink

The RCMP were sent to the Montreal Lake Hockey Arena after reports of a large group of teenagers entered the hockey arena with various cans of spray paint, crow bars, baseball bats and various other weapons that could cause damage. Once the RCMP went to the hockey rink they were surprised to see that within a fourteen hour period of time these teenagers were able to destroy nearly everything at the hockey rink.


Glass was broken around the rink, windows were broken, nearly everything was spray painted, the lobby was unrecognizable and the walls/ceilings were also damaged with burn marks all around them. This is one of the worse vandal calls that the Mounties, Sergeant Alen Presler said openly that he has never seen so much destruction created in such a short period of time. This incident occurred sometime between Saturday Evening and Sunday Morning.

Sergeant Alen Presler said the following, “These teenagers must of not been very intelligent as they didn’t bother to destroy the security system. We have each one of them on tape, their faces are identifiable and as of right now we are just confirming who these people are before we place anyone under arrest. It won’t take us long to finish the identification process. As of right now we have arrested one adult named Daniel Bruce Henderson and five youths that range from 13 to 15.”
We will keep you informed on all updates revealed regarding the destruction of this ice rink and regarding those who are being charged with this vandalism.

Lakeshore Ice Center

Newlyweds Have Their Vows

Ben and Courtney Sikkenga are recent newlyweds who took their vows last weekend on Saturday, August 1st. They took their vows at a Michigan Ice Rink where they first met each other at a very young age, they were both only in grade seven when they first met and now at the age of twenty three they finally have married. Ben is a lifelong player of hockey and his now wife is by far is one of his largest fans. When they walked out of the rink they were greeted by each one of their close friends holding hockey sticks above them.

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The Brides and groomsmen got themselves dressed in the change rooms at the Lakeshore Sports Center before they skated onto the ice to stand beside their best friends. Guests who attended this unique wedding were granted the choice to either choose to sit on the ice or sit on benches that were placed behind the boards. Obviously the majority of them choose to sit on the ice which proved to be a lot of fun for young children who attended the wedding.

There were hundreds upon hundreds of people who attended this wedding. Throughout the years these two individuals have been able to meet a lot of good people who eventually became all their friends. This is the first time that the Lakeshore Sports Center has ever held a wedding and you can be ensured due to the popularity of this story they’ll hold more weddings

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Figure Skating Protests

You might not have known this but currently Ireland is hosting the International Skating Union Bi-Annual Conference. The International Skating Union revealed earlier on last months that they are considering ending professional figure skating within Ireland. This made two woman furious and they started to protest the decision to end professional figure skating in Ireland as it proves to be a sport that help young woman and men find their place in this world. When these woman starting protesting it was showcased by a local Dublin news program and this resulted in dozens upon dozens of more people joining their cause.

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The Conference is nearly over now after being held for one week and there are now two hundred people protesting the decision to end professional figure skating within Ireland. Parents of figure skaters, young woman and men in figure skating programs with hopes of being a professional figure skater one day and people connected to the Ireland Figure Skating Industry all protested the possibility of Figure Skating being banned in Ireland.

The International Skating Union did say the following earlier on this morning, “We now recognize that Professional Figure Skating within Ireland is something beloved by hundreds of people all around the country. We never realized that Figure Skating still had a loyal following in our country and with that said we have decided that we won’t be banning Professional Figure Skating in Ireland. This is all thanks to those who appeared before the ITS Headquarters and protested the thought of banning Figure Skating.”

Those protestors have now returned to their homes with a smile on their face, realizing that they were able to make a difference for those young skaters looking to enter the professional level.

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Tampa Bay Ice Skating Complex

It has been revealed by the Pasco County Commission Chairman that a $17 million dollar ice skating complex will be built within Tampa Bay. This came as a shock to many as Tampa Bay hasn’t invested in a new ice skating complex for its citizens for nearly two decades. Young figure skaters and hockey players have been forced to use old rinks, old equipment and more due to the lack of funding for these complex centers. When Jack Mariano, the Pasco Country Commission Chairman revealed that Tampa Bay will be spending $17 Million towards building a new ice skating complex everyone in the great city reveled at the idea.

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All together creating this new complex will cost Tampa Bay $20 Million. The complex will include four new rinks, a basketball court, a soccer field and a lacrosse field. This means that multiple sports will be able to be played through this Ice Skating Complex. The new complex is being built by the Skinner Brothers Realty, they have been given the rights to create the design plans for this new complex. It has also been revealed that this complex will open their doors in Fall of 2015. This is more than one year away but developers need this time in order to ensure a good design plan, a quality build and their paychecks for if they do a horrible job you can be ensured that Tampa Bay would sue.

Zimmerman, the man heading up the design plans for this complex said the following, “I plan to make this Ice Skating Complex the best that the world has ever seen. I want people to walk into our future facility and think wow a lot of amazing memories will be made here. I am creating an open layout which will allow for everyone in the building to move fluently between one another.”

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Next Generation Batman Game

The Playstation 4 and Xbox One has the internals of a personal computer, the graphical capabilities behind each one of these devices is unlike anything the video game industry has seen before and for that reason players can expect a far better gaming experience throughout the next decade. One of the most beloved video game series from the last generation consoles is the “Batman Arkham” series, the reason for this is because this game had astonishing fighting mechanics that made you feel as if you were really the Batman. You would fend off against dozens of enemies and have those same enemies begging for your forgiveness in a matter of seconds. It is this very experience that allowed for three installments in the franchise to be developed with a fourth one in the works.

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There is a new Batman game coming in 2015. This new installment is called Batman: Arkham Knight, and it’ll be boasting an entirely new engine. Gotham will have never looked so real in a video game, this new installment in the franchise also allows for you to drive in the Batmobile for the first time and play as a veteran Batman who has now aged throughout the course of the last three games. This means that your fighting skills will be that of an assassin, your gadgets will be more advanced and the overall experience of the game will be that much better.

You can expect the new Batman Game to be released in spring of 2015.


Welcome to Romfordicearena

This website has one main purpose: to offer you all the information you might need regarding the ice hockey rinks in the world. We have gathered around all the information you might be looking for when you are trying to build your very own ice rink in your back yard, or information about the benefits you get for practicing this sport.


Another interesting section of our website is linked to the Romford Ice Arena from London that was shut down recently. This way you are given the opportunity to start finding out the information you might need regarding that ice rink that used to be a very affordable way for children to learn how to skate. Being transformed in a general megastore is not a great thing for the community and this way people have to drive for many miles and pay a lot more to get some high quality ice action. At the same time there were promises that the new project in that neighborhood of London is going to have a leisure center that is also going to contain an ice skate rink. This will probably be smaller compared to the Romford Ice Arena that went down, plus the prices will probably nowhere near what the Romford Arena had to offer. But at the same time everything is going to be modern and well kept.

One of the main concerns of the community that lives around the Romford Ice Arena is that there won’t be any other place around that area for the children to continue their training sessions.

Our website is dedicated to offering you all the information you need regarding the ice rinks. This way you can find out all the steps you have to take into account in order to design the perfect ice rink that you will build around the house.

You can find out what is the world largest ice rink, an information certificated by the Guinness World Records. There is also a list with some of the most popular and important ice rinks from all over the world. You can find out reviews of the most popular ice rinks that are located in United States.

The history of the first ice rink is also presented on our website. You can have a blast while visiting our website and no matter what type of information you are looking for regarding the ice rinks, you can find it.

Find all the information you might need regarding the ice rinks from all over the world and this way you can decide whether you should start practicing this sport.
Another article that you might find interesting and that is available on our website is regarding the health benefits that you get from practicing this sport and at the same time you can also find an article about the benefits brought to a community by an ice skating rink.