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Hi-Line Living: Hi-Line Hell Freeze

Annual hockey tournament skates in Havre


February 2, 2018

Ryan Welch/Havre Daily News

Hockey in Havre makes sense. It doesn't take much straining to see why one of the coldest places in Montana - in the U.S. - would embrace a sport that started in another winter town, Nova Scotia, Canada, at a time before indoor ice rinks.

Before the Havre Ice Dome was built in the mid-1990s, people played hockey on the outdoor rink on Fifth Avenue. Once the Ice Dome was built, hockey fever exploded, local experts say.

Hockey enthusiasm on the Hi-Line encompasses a wide age range. The Havre Youth Hockey Association allows kids to be registered as young as 5, in the termite division. The ad...

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