Both men were working with the team in when the Rangers won their first Stanley Cup since Durkin says the Zamboni comes nowhere close to its top speed while resurfacing, but the thrills apparently come in other ways as he completes his resurfacing task. But the Garden drivers, in blue Rangers windbreakers, become celebrities in their own way without having to take such an epic journey. The resurfacing is the most visible part of their day, but it is also one of their shortest. They let him in. Zamboni operators regularly drive over the plug, and no documented case exists of the plug coming unhinged. It would seem as if maintaining a ft by 85ft sheet of ice would be harder in the spring, since it is warmer and more humid outside — better weather for putting ice in drinks.

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Curtis walks around the perimeter of the rink, cleaning marks made by pucks — and the players themselves — off the glass, so the fans get a clear view.

ZAMBONI LEAVES MSG ICE IN A RUT

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The Rangers and Garden of Dreams, a c 3 non-profit charity, are pleased to offer you the opportunity to help New York children when you are unable to use your tickets. But he has become so attached to his machine over the years that he called the Zamboni company when he was in Southern California to see if he could drop by.

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And there is a meticulous way to do it. Here, the Zamboni drivers get lots of help. TV chef in hot water after ‘horsesh-t’ Chinese food diss. You want to take all the skate marks out of it.

This contraption was used when the Rangers played at the old Garden at Eighth Avenue and 49th Street. Both men were working with the team msh when the Rangers won their first Stanley Cup since Both Durkin and Curtis have been apart of the Rangers ice crew for over 25 years, working together like a well-oiled machine za,boni being from opposite sides of the Atlantic.

Minimum donation of two tickets only. About 90 minutes before a game the crew emerge from an office a half-level down from the event level at the Garden, five floors above the street. Duguay plans on writing a book about his time with the Rangers in the late 70s and early 80s, though it ,sg be more of a novel than biographical.

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View author archive email the author follow on twitter Get author RSS feed. My loyalty will always be with them. Often, the thermostat in the Garden is turned down into the 50s on gameday mornings.

mag It would seem as if maintaining a ft by 85ft sheet of ice would be harder in the spring, since it is warmer and more humid outside — better weather for putting ice in drinks. Get the latest odds on all the top sports. Because of the inconvenience, the Garden announced that soda, popcorn and bottled water were half-price.

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But hanging out with some of the greatest players to ever don the red, white and blue would probably be a close second. So the core thickness stays the same. Is Costco open on New Year’s Day?

Meet the men who make the MSG ice at Rangers games

Often, Curtis and Durkin have passengers — children from the Garden of Dreams Foundation charity — whom the drivers have given a tutorial on how to wave. Loading comments… Trouble loading? No matter what time of year, Madison Square Garden smg always bustling. Ron Duguay wants the record set straight. Everything but hockey, that is. Zmaboni courtesy of the New York Rangers. Could Mitch Marner be had? Brazil’s president-elect plans decree allowing wider gun ownership 1h.

Curtis and Durkin lay down the surface once a year, which came on Labor Day Weekend this year. Just Two of the Guys. DeSean Jackson coming back?