Photos: Return of the NHL's ice girls

 

They were becoming a fixture at National Hockey League games, the young women who glide around the ice surface during breaks, scraping it off with shovels or picking up some wayward cups, hats and the like that find their way there from the stands. Now with the impending return of NHL action, let's highlight this new feature of 'The Game.'

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">New York Islanders ice girls in action.</div>
 

New York Islanders ice girls in action.

Photograph by: Bruce Bennett, Getty Images files

 
<div id="page1">New York Islanders ice girls in action.</div>
Chicago Blackhawks ice girls in action.
An Anaheim Ducks ice girl in action.
A Philadelphia Flyers ice girl in action.
A Vancouver Canucks ice girl in action.
A Chicago Blackhawks ice girl in action.
Nashville Predators ice girls in action.
A Detroit Red Wings ice girl to the rescue.
Philadelphia Flyers ice girls have their back to goalie Ilya Bryzgalov.
A Dallas Stars ice girl in action.
Calgary Flames ice girls in action.
A Calgary Flames ice girl in action.
New York Islanders ice girls in action.
New York Islanders ice girls in action.
An Edmonton Oilers ice girl in action.
A Calgary Flames ice girl in action.
A Dallas Stars ice girl in action.
Los Angeles Kings ice girls in action.
A Philadelphia Flyers ice girl in action.
Chicago Blackhawks ice girls in action.
A Dallas Stars ice girl in action.
New York Islanders ice girls in action.
Anaheim Ducks ice girls ready for action.
A Philadelphia ice girl in action.
A Los Angeles Kings ice girl in action.
A New York Islanders ice girl in action.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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