Here are the West finalists for Kraft Hockeyvile

The nominations are in and we have a Top 10 for Kraft Hockeyville — watch the videos below to see the five rinks from the western half of the United States who will now vie to make the Top Four.

Minnetonka, MN

At the Pagel Activity Center, the motto is simple: Eat, sleep, play hockey — and repeat.

Minot, ND

The Maysa Arena is the only ice open year-round in Western North Dakota.

Rapid City, SD

Built in 1995 by a group of community volunteers, the Rushmore Thunderdome is seeking a new round of upgrades for what’s become a tremendously popular rink.

Geneva, IL

The Fox Valley Ice Arena in Geneva is located just 40 miles west of Chicago, and home to the USHL’s Chicago Steel.

North Richland Hills, TX

Affectionately referred to as the “shoebox” by locals, the Nytex Sports Center is home to the NAHL’s Lone Star Brahmas.

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