The ECHL's Kalamazoo Wings hosted the Indy Fuel Tuesday night. And in honor of St. Patrick's Day – and the continuation of what is has become a 34-year-tradition for the franchise – they turned the ice at Wings Stadium surface green.
The team has made a Green Ice Day a tradition since 1982 and it has proven to be one of its more popular games of the year. Here's a time-lapse video of the makeover prior to Tuesday's game:
Although there's something that doesn't look quite right about seeing a black puck on a green playing surface, minor professional hockey has been and will forever be known to use just about anything it can to lure in fans – and this stunt is all in good fun.