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Pond hockey tournaments continue during winter storm

Updated: January 17, 2020 07:47 PM

It takes more than a half-foot of snow and some cold weather to stop a good Minnesota pond hockey tournament.

The North American Pond Hockey Championships continued Friday at Lake Minnetonka in Excelsior.

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The organizers of the event didn't worry about the extreme weather, they embraced it.

"I love it, I love it, I absolutely love it. This is pondy, this is pond hockey," said J Lindsay, an organizer of the event.

"The whole community has embraced this and volunteered. We had 77 guys, it was 6-below to do rink set up early in the morning. I counted, it was crazy so this whole community has embraced this and I think that's what makes this event so special," he added.

The event runs through Sunday.

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