Matthew and Daniel Barton Memorial Hockey Rink now open in Hanover County

Hanover County

Sign of the Matthew and Daniel Barton Memorial Rink. (Photo by Hanover County)

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Matthew and Daniel Barton Memorial Roller Hockey Rink is officially reopened for self-directed play.

The hockey rink was in need of replacement and repair after 20 years of acting as a multi-purpose hockey arena for middle school hockey games, tournaments and pick-up games.

The news about the rink’s remodel fundraised made it to the nation’s capital and the Washington Capitals decided to invest $100,000 to the project.

Hanover County posted on Facebook stating the rink’s lights are currently not operational at this time but a ribbon-cutting will be held in the Spring of 2022.

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