Practice rink being installed at TD Ameritrade Park for 2 big hockey match-ups
Besides rebuilding the rink at TD Ameritrade Park, there's plenty of other work involved in getting a baseball stadium that usually sits empty in winter ready for thousands of visitors.
Posted: Friday, February 1, 2013 12:00 am
Last week at this time, it was a smooth sheet of ice inside the CenturyLink Center's convention hall, serving as the practice ice for top figure skaters like Ashley Wagner and Gracie Gold.
But just hours after the U.S. Figure Skating Championships ended, the former practice rink was being melted, its components taken apart and shipped down the street to TD Ameritrade Park, where it's now getting a second life — for a very different type of skating.
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Friday, February 1, 2013 12:00 am.