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The Wednesday night Rhino League has grown almost triple since its start in the early 1980’s. The 2013-14 Rhino League had four teams this year. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Rhino Hockey League: Old-timers still have it

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When Rick Lynch moved back to Detroit Lakes in the 1980’s after living in the Minneapolis metro area for 10 years, his love for the game of hockey still persisted.


There was a loosely organized hockey night on Wednesdays for those out of high school, but it held very little competitive edge to it.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.