Google doodles celebrate all sorts of events from time to time, and today it marks the birth of Frank Zamboni, inventor of the famous ice resurfacing machine that plays such an important role in the sport of hockey.
Today's hockey-related News of the Weird and Tragic:
While Dornstreich was working with a referee, a parent ran over to say that the rink attendant was "weaving all over, slurring his words."
By the time that conversation was done, Dornstreich said, the man was already backing the Zamboni onto the ice. And not very well, Dornstreich said.... People have been arrested in Minnesota for driving under the influence on everything from a souped-up motorized recliner to a farm tractor. State law says a DWI can result from driving any kind of a motorized vehicle, pretty much anywhere -- a forklift driver at work, a Bobcat driver plowing city sidewalks, a riding lawn mower in a yard.
Stick tap: Neatorama