Another Roof Collapse, But This One's In Hockey

And everyone is okay...Richard Zednik was showing a group of kids around the ice surface in his native Slovakia, when this happened...((HT: avalanchesuperstar via Huffington Post))No one was hurt, thankfully...And that's why the HQ showed this one...
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January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Richard Zednik And Youth Hockey Team Evacuate Hockey Rink Moments Before Roof Collapses (Video)

Former NHL player Richard Zednik was skating with some kids in a hockey rink in his native Slovakia when they found themselves having to evacuate. The roof of the rink started to crack from the weight of the snow and ice on top of it, and Zednik and the kids were able to clear the rink just moments before the roof collapsed. Read more » Holdout Sports is now a member of the...
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January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Ice Rink Roof Collapsing the Second Worst Thing to Ever Happen to Richard Zednik

Wait, make that the third worst thing to ever happen to former NHLer Richard Zednik.  I forgot about the two years he spent with the Florida Panthers. Zednik was in his native Slovakia participating in a youth hockey event when the roof of the hockey rink, which opened just last November, started to collapse from the weight of ice and snow, until it totally came down on the ice...
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January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Roof of Slovakian hockey arena collapses

The roof of a rather new Slovakian ice rink (so I'm told) collapsed Sunday while former NHLer Richard Zednik was skating with children. What started as an open skate turned into a run for your life as the clip shows the ice slowly get covered with roof. Thankfully, nobody was hurt.
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January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Roof collapses on Slovakian hockey rink

The roof of a newly-constructed ice hockey rink in Slovakia collapsed over the weekend because of the pressure from a snow storm. Former NHL winger Richard Zednik was training with some youth players at the hockey rink, which is in the Hotel Altis in Trstena, Slovakia, when the roof started to cave. Zednik described the scene as “full of fear and panic.” Luckily Zednik...
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January 24, 2012  |  1 Comment

What It's Like To Be Inside A Hockey Rink When The Roof Collapses

Puck Daddy has the story and the complete video, but these few moments tell us all we need to know about a Slovakian rink's roof giving way under the weight of snow. Though native Richard Zednik was putting on a youth clinic, he and the kids got off the ice with seconds to spare, and no one was injured. More »
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January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Hockey rink roof collapses moments after Richard Zednik, youth players leave ice (Video)

Former NHL forward Richard Zednik is an ambassador for hockey in his native Slovakia. He was in Námestovo on Sunday, skating with youth players inside a rink that opened last November, when something absolutely catastrophic and quite horrific occurred. Ice pieces began to fall from the roof as the training session was ongoing. With Zednik and the children cleared from rink, the...
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January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

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