December 13, 2009
Oak Creek Hockey Association player Stephen Heron, right, passes the puck to assistant coach Drew Moon during a warm-up at a practice Thursday evening.
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Skate lessons, hockey leagues pack open-air rink that opened Dec. 3 with 5 inches of ice
From Steamboat Springs, Grand Lake, Kremmling and Stagecoach, the players piled onto the ice at the Oak Creek Ice Rink on Thursday evening in temperatures that already were minus 2 at 6:30 p.m. The town facility is maintained by the hockey association during the winter and opened Dec. 3 with more than 5 inches of ice.