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Sunday, February 28, 2010

Equipment check


Bud, Andrew, Ian, Kurt put away as much as we could. (minus a couple of cold ones).

We are planning a wrap up get together at Nick's on Thursday night at 7:30 PM. We are also wanting to take down the nets during the daylight on Sunday morning around 10:00 AM.


Attached is an article in the Calgary Sun today shot on our melting ice.

See you Thursday.

Kurt

Gold in Men's Hockey, Canada's 14th



What a game, Canada 3 , USA 2 , Crosby in overtime.

Canada now holds the record for most Gold Medals won in a Winter Olympics.

Saturday, February 27, 2010

13 th Gold Medals


Men's Curling. Kevin Martin, John Morris, Marc Kennedy, Ben Hebert, Adam Enright.
Most gold won at home to date. 13 Gold, 7 Silver,5 Bronze, total 25.

12 Olympic Gold


Jasey Jay Anderson in Men's Parallel Giant Slalom.

11th Gold Medal


Speed Skating,Men's Team Pursuit, Denny Morrison,Lucas Makowsky,Mathieu Giroux.

10 th Olympic Gold, more Gold than ..


Short Track Speed Skating Men's 5000 M Relay.

Canada has more gold than any other Country so far.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Canada's 9 th Gold Medal


Charles Hamelin in 500 metre short track.

Lower Rink Featured in Federal Government Piece

The federal government has included footage of Rosemont's lower rink in a tax tips promotional video.

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/gncy/txnf/video-eng.html#tphp






Thursday, February 25, 2010

Eight Olympic Gold


Canada 2 USA 0 in women's hockey, more to come,

M.E.L.T.I.N.G.

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Everyone
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Ice
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Bud, Keith, Biagio, Andrew, and Kurt came out to do a cheer and recap the season.
The weather has taken over and has become the enemy on our quest for ice. She is much stronger and has won. So, we are planning the tear-down and put-away of materials for the next week. We will need help getting the shovels and benches put away on Sunday evening. The netting will be taken down Thursday with a wind up party on Sunday next week.

Thanks to everyone that helped make this a great ice making year.

Cheers
Kurt

Seventh Olympic Gold


Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse won in Bobsled. So now we have 15 medals, 7 gold, 6 silver,2 bronze.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Yellow poo is appearing on the rink's N.E. Corner


I had a picture of the poo to show you, but thought you would rather see this picture.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Sixth Olympic Gold


Ashleigh McIvor from Whistler, won Gold in Ski-Cross.

Canada's Fifth Olympic Gold



Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue are the first North Americans and Canadians to win a gold medal in Ice Dancing. They are also the youngest to do so.

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Need More Helpers on the Icemaking Days!

Gentlemen.
It was Bud, Ian, Kris and Kurt again today. We don't want to sound like broken records, but we do... There needs to be more help, with a larger pool of people. For next year we want to have those who are committed on the list, otherwise we will have to start looking for other volunteers.

-2ÂșC and Clear

We are planning a wrap up party with food and beer, but you will only find out about it if you attend some flooding nights.

Hope to see new and old faces next time.

Kurt

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Fourth Olympic Gold


Jon Montgomery in Skeleton.

Third Olympic Gold


Christine Nesbitt in 1000 metres.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Also, Last Night



Thanks to the Snow Angel for cleaning the other night.
Thanks,Dennis for the Beers.
Happy Birthday to Kurt Who ?
I Hope to see more than just The Fab Four on this Sunday night.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Winding Down the Season

Well, the sun is starting to take over the ice. Bud, Jamie, Ian, Dennis and Kurt put down one heavy coat tonight.
The Wind Up party will be organized soon we figure a couple of weeks and the weather will be out greatest enemy. Special thanks to Kris for plowing the snow yesterday, it really helped.

Cheers,

Kurt

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Another Gold for Canada




Maelle Ricker in Woman's Snowboard Cross.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Canada's First Gold on Home Soil



Alex Bilodeau wins in Moguls at Vancouver.

Tonight, Ian, Andrew,Jamie and Bud with the help of some kids playing hockey cleaned both rinks and gave each a heavy coat,thanks to our wives , for giving us the time to help the community on this special day, they should get gold metals.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Flames Lost, We Won!


Flames lost tonight. We won, by putting on two coats on the upper and one generous on the lower.
Kris, Bud, Biagio, Jamie and Kurt where out to make the Family Day weekend skate better.

We know this weekend is for your wife, but if you do some extra special "things" on Saturday or Sunday we can really use you all Sunday night for a great big flood.

Thanks.
Keep your hose low to the ice eh!

Kurt

Sunday, February 07, 2010

Rosemont Party





The party Saturday was fun and everyone had a good time. Food was great, and so was the company and being able to chat with the neighbors.Thanks to all the organizers that helped to make it run smooth. You ROCK! and you know who you are.

Bud, Keith, Ian and Kurt showed up tonight to put a generous first coat, followed by a medium second coat.

A reminder to those who may have forgotten, this weekend is Family Day. It will be very busy on the ice over the three days, so if we can get the whole gang out this Thursday to do as may coats as we can, would be appreciated. (Say, a mini flood fest).

Thanks. Keep the hose low on the ice eh?
Kurt

Friday, February 05, 2010

looking back


Thanks Men for your help last night and Doug for the Calgary Beer. According to this blog, last season was colder and we had more snow, plus the rinks were done by March 5th,2009. This year we had a late start ,so lets hope for a late finish.

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Winding Down The Hose





The year has flown by and we are preparing for the end of the flooding season.
Bud, Kris, Andrew, Ian, Grant, Jamie, JR, and Kurt came out to flood and fest. Nick's Steak House and Pizza provide the hungry flooders with pies. Thanks to Mark and Nick!

Bud's goalie went missing from the ice. Bud announced it to the crew and had us help him look for the cutout. All-the-while, he had it in the back of his van with graffiti all over it. Ironically the graffiti was very well done and has a great resemblance to Nick's Steak House and Pizza. Mark my be pressing charges for copy right infringements. Bud I have a great copyright lawyer if you need one.

Hope to see everyone at Saturday's Party at the hall.