Stefan Loibl of the Straubing Tigers was just giving a routine interview in the second intermission of a 4-2 loss to fellow German hockey club Kölner Haie. But just when you’re feeling safe—that’s when Der Eismaschine will strike.
Last night was a Friday in January, so the most exciting thing happening in Fargo (N.D.) was definitely a high school hockey game. It was even more exciting than usual for professional Zamboni driver Steve Anderson.
Ah, those self-deprecating Canadians. If you love watching a Zamboni resurface the ice—and who doesn't?—here's your chance to watch some folks apply paint to the subsurface, live. Apparently this means hockey season might be starting sometime?
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,…
Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day.
If a Deadspin Pants Party ever finds its way to a hockey arena (yeah, right), I believe we have the perfect ice resurfacing machine to get the job done: Behold the tiki bar Zamboni.
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.
• Help! I don't know how it works!
• Bob Knight is an ESPN analyst! I see no way this can end badly.
• The St. Louis Cardinals post that almost wasn't.
• 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.
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.