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  • n  the trademark for a machine that smooths the ice in an ice-skating rink
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  • Letter: Tending the Norwich Ice Rink
    The Hosers are a generous and dedicated bunch (“Norwich ‘Hosers” Make the Grade,” June 21). When I began teaching at the Marion Cross School in the mid-1970s, then-principal Milton Frye was the devoted human Zamboni, tending the somewhat smaller, much loved, well-used ice rink with his shovel, pickup truck/plow and long green hose.
    June 29, 2013 - Valley News
  • Marge Bishop, 77, Received Bruins Season Tickets for Life by Charlie Jacobs After Cost Soared Too High
    Marge Bishop couldn’t afford to renew her Bruins season tickets, but the Black and Gold brass just couldn’t afford to let her go. Bishop was a front-row season-ticket holder and sure sounds like she was one of the team’s biggest fans. She sat close to the Zamboni entrance where she would pass chocolates out to TD […]
    June 26, 2013 - New England Sports Network

  • Shannon Lucid in USA Today
    We can't offer you a Zamboni to drive today,said Mission Control astronaut Shannon Lucid, referring to the ice rink machine immortalized in the Minnesota band's country rock song. "But if you look at today's flight plan, you will see that...
  • James Laurinaitis in
    I was at my sister's hockey game on Saturday night and between periods when they were Zamboni-ing (the ice), I went down and watched the Kansas-Missouri game,Laurinaitis said with a grin, referring to Kansas' first loss of the season....
  • Dawn Coe-Jones in
    Coe-Jones said she has nothing planned yet for her retirement, except that "I really truly would love to drive the Zamboni."

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