Mike Akerman, of Perrysburg, left, fights for control of the puck with Alex Ostafi, of Perrysburg Township, right, while the pair played a pickup hockey game with two friends on a pond in the backyard of Ostafi's Perrysburg Township home. The four, who had already been out for an hour, said they often played hockey together. "Pretty much whenever it's cold enough, you'll see us out here," Akerman said.
THE BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH
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