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On Frozen Ponds, Episode 2: Battling the Elements (Video)

Welcome back for another episode of On Frozen Ponds, a four-part documentary on the pond hockey tradition here in New England. In this episode:

Out on these rinks, the unpredictable ice is “the great equalizer.” The Winnipesaukee Whalers and Peddler's Daughter take on the Open Division's toughest teams. Team C3 celebrates the great outdoors while the Essex 73's relive their glory days. NOG uses their signature libation to get an edge up on their opponents, while the Monday Night Jacks are out to prove that this is their year.

Be sure to watch Episode 1 of On Frozen Ponds: Only In New England.

And also read our Q&A with the Pond Hockey Classic commisioner, Scott Crowder.

More on the documentary:
The 4-Part Series will follow 6 teams, each with a different hockey history, as they battle their way through the three day Pond Hockey Classic in Meredith, NH.
“On Frozen Ponds” reveals a culture that refuses to fade into history, even as it’s faced with rising temperatures, unpredictable conditions and a new generation of hockey players who have never skated outdoors.
For more information about On Frozen Ponds and to learn more about the Pond Hockey Classic which takes place in New England, Lake Champlain, and Montana visit www.pondhockeyclassic.com. The 2014 Pond Hockey Classics are fast approaching.
Stay tuned for Episode 3 which airs next week. We'll be re-airing it on DOY.