Here's a new TV spot from Austrian firm AST promoting their new WM Evolution zamboni—err, Eispflegemaschine—with a Mario Paint soundtrack and some utterly ridiculous CGI at the end. »
Brian Dornstreich, a youth hockey coach in Apple Valley, Minn., noticed something right away about the local rink attendant Monday night: His eyes were red, and his breath smelled like Red Bull. "He looked like I do when I have my allergy attacks," Dornstreich told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. At the time, Dornstreich… »
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Want a close, comfortable shave while enjoying your next NHL game? First, apply a liberal amount of transmission fluid. Then make sure that your Zamboni includes the Gillette Fusion Power razor, with advanced blade technology and featuring precision trimmer for those tricky spots, like around the end boards. »
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• Canadian hockey players remind us that high school is supposed to be fun.
• Will goes on a tropical island vacation, wakes up in the Scottish military.
• Jay… »
No, don't worry: A Pittsburgh Penguin did not get crushed on the ice. It's just what happens when a Zamboni's transmission fails, as reported by reader War Penguin, who was on the scene in Pittsburgh in its game against the San Jose Sharks. More action photos after the jump. »