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Ray powers Ice Queens to win over StormErin Ray tallied three goals and added a pair of assists to lead the Glenwood Springs Ice Queens to a 6-3 road victory over the Steamboat Springs Storm Saturday night in women’s hockey.Ray scored her three goals consecutively, with one in the first period and two in the second period. Two of the goals were unassisted and Janet Tharp picked up the helper on the third goal.Ray returned the favor in the third period, assisting Tharp on the Ice Queens’ final goal.Liz Kulwiec opened the scoring for Glenwood and Erin Young also had a goal in the game with an assist from Suzanne Young.Glenwood goalie Carol Bruno finished with 17 saves, while Storm goalie Marie Menk had 21 saves.The Ice Queens are off until Jan. 8 when they travel to Aspen to play the Mother Pucker 2s at 6:30 p.m. at the Aspen Ice Garden.Introduction to ice hockey, skating on tapIce hockey and ice skating programs start Jan. 4 in Carbondale.The intro hockey program is for boys and girls who want to learn the basics of ice hockey. Hockey helmets, mouth guard, shin pads, gloves and a stick are required. The class runs from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from Jan. 4-27. The cost is $30, and pre-registration is required.The intro-to-skating program focuses on basic to intermediate skills and meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m.Information: Woodsie, 704-4116.Adult open gym basketball dates set for CarbondaleThe Carbondale Recreation Department will conduct adult pickup basketball games at the Carbondale Middle School gym from 7-9 p.m. Thursday nights. The drop-in fee is $5 per person.Information: Woodsie, 704-4116.

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