Thistle Rink Memories

by Braden Murray

Thistle Rink

Here’s a question for ya— why did everyone stand to watch hockey at the Thistle Rink? There is even people standing in the rafters!

Here’s another— do you ever remember sneaking in under the bleachers?

One last question— Do you know what’s going on in the photos with the people in costumes? It’s labelled, “Schmockey 1965” and that’s all we’ve got!


Photos from the CJ Dusang Photo Collection.

Did you know?

Some names that were originally considered instead of Kenora were— Sultana, Island City, Norman, Pequonga, Lakeside, Imperial, Portage Falls, and Goldwater.

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