It had a smaller ice surface, about 185 x 80 or so, and with the corners and boards it made for great hockey. The military guys used to flock there for the cheap beer and the place was a gong show. Plus, the forklift putting the wedge down so the Zamboni ( manned by Zamboni John ) could make it out of the rink because the ice was so low below the concrete. Goodall, Lorenz, what great times. And it is where the Garry Glitter song first was played at a hockey game and the fans chanted, clapped, and pumped their fists in unison.