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Minnesota Zamboni Driver Selected to Drive for Olympic Winter Games

Adam Stirn never set out to make this a career. KMSP Fox 9's Rob Olson Reports from Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota man is headed to the Olympics…for the art of the Zamboni. Adam Stirn never set out to make this a career. “It was a college job back in Michigan,” Stirn said. “I was just looking for some extra money and decided to get a job at the ice arena.” Four years into his day job at…

The Science of Ice

Factors of making the perfect ice for hockey

The winter gives us a variety of sports to choose from, but hockey is native to the Northland – and ice, that’s the most important part of the good ol’ hockey game. First things first, temperature. “We turn the temperature down basically as far as we can get it because we’re putting multiple loads on and that’s what we call…