Frank Zamboni would have been 112 today, having been born on January 16, 1901. Thanks to his invention, a hockey rink can be resurfaced in a matter of minutes, keeping the quality of play high from one period to the next. The Zamboni even plays a key role in NHL shootouts, as one performs a quick scrape in order to facilitate better puckhandling by shooters in the game-deciding skills contest.
As always with Google, the game is simple in form, yet still entertaining. Using the arrow keys, your Zamboni driver must clear the ice after a skater goes out and roughs it up a bit. Later levels include multiple skaters, power-ups in the form of ice cream cones and gas tanks (to refuel your Zamboni), and even a hockey game which leaves a few banana peels on the ice:
Well done, Google, well done. For more details, check out this article from Wired.