Pond Hockey (film)

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Pond Hockey
Game of pond hockey (Nova Scotia, 2007).jpg
The documentary crew shoots a pick-up game of pond hockey in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Directed by Tommy Haines
Produced by Tommy Haines, JT Haines, Andrew Sherburne, Nick Deutsch, Philip Falcone (executive producer)
Written by Tommy Haines
Starring Wayne Gretzky
Neal Broten
Sidney Crosby
Release date
  • 2008 (2008)
Running time
82 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Pond Hockey[1] is a 2008 American documentary film, directed by Tommy Haines,[2] and produced by Northland Films.[3] The film is an examination of the changing culture of pond hockey.


Director Tommy Haines and his Minnesota crew chronicle the changing culture of hockey through interviews with Wayne Gretzky, Neal Broten and Sidney Crosby to local rinkrats. Interwoven with the story of the first ever U.S. Pond Hockey Championships. The tournament was composed of 100 teams; the film follows two of these teams: The Federal League Allstars and Sofa King Lazy.

Notable cast[edit]


Director/Producer - Tommy Haines, Producer - JT Haines, Producer - Andrew Sherburne, Producer - Nick Deutsch, Executive Producer - Northland Films, Executive Producer - Philip Falcone


  • "Best of Fest" selection at the 2008 Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival
  • Official Selection of the 2008 Rhode Island International Film Festival
  • Official Selection of the 2008 Free Range Film Festival
  • Winner of the "Audience Award" at the 2008 Landlocked International Film Festival
  • Official Selection of the 2010 Canadian Sports Film Festival [4]

Philip Falcone[edit]

The executive producer, Philip Falcone, was a college hockey stand out and graduate from Harvard University, and is currently a General Partner of the Minnesota Wild.

Filming locations[edit]


  1. ^ "Pond Hockey: a documentary film". Pondhockeymovie.com. Retrieved 2013-09-06. 
  2. ^ "Tommy Haines". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2013-09-06. 
  3. ^ "Northland Films". Northland Films. Retrieved 2013-09-06. 
  4. ^ [1] Archived July 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.

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