When they're not at the indoor ice rink, many young skaters enjoy the use of backyard hockey rinks. Posted on January 3, 2011.
Jake Nigriny, left, and Zach Rupert, both 10 years old and Clifton Park Eagles youth hockey players, get in some practice time last week on an ice hockey rink built by Jake's dad at their home in the Country Knolls South development in Clifton Park.
Dave Nigriny, right, stands next to the ice hockey rink that he built. Next to him is Tom Rupert, a hockey coach.