"A new @espn ad features uplifting sports moments such as the recent National Hockey League game in which a Zamboni driver filled in as a last-minute goalie. It ends with the message 'We miss it, too.'"
The Zamboni: from Lance Hornby of the Toronto Sun, Trailing the bulky beast with its top speed of 15.6 km/h, there’s a surprising history, a lot of water under the blade. For nine decades, it has been the first on the ice every day and last off, still…
SWEET RIDE: They’re clunky and slow, but the fascination with the Zamboni lives on
Zamboni machine debuted at Montreal Forum this night 65 years ago, 1st ever use in a Cdn NHL arena. Keith Tombs began driving one in 1967, 6 years after he arrived for a Forum summer job. Here's Keith today. How long has he been driving for #GoHabsGo ? “I’ve won 12 Stanley Cups.”
B.C. official uses "poop zamboni" to clear goose droppings from soccer fields. "I tried it on the rainiest day possible — wet fields, wet poop, a fresh motherlode of it, and it swept it up beautifully."
The moment a Toronto Marlies and Mattamy Athletic Zamboni'>Center Zamboni driver becomes an NHL goalie. 🤯
Fifteen years ago, David Ayres, the Zamboni driver who recently played in an NHL game, needed a kidney transplant and received the kidney from his mother. We surprised him with a call from his mom this morning!
So much praise for Dave Ayres 🙌 The 42-year-old Zamboni driver completed his journey from kidney transplant to winning an NHL game as the Carolina Hurricanes' emergency goalie last night. (via @NHLCanes )