This Day In Hockey History (7/27)

Today we bow our heads and honor a man who, without his invention, hockey would be a lot harder to play in rinks.  He may have left us 23 years ago but he left an undeniable mark on the sport and had many of us dream as kids, “I wanna drive the Zamboni!”.

 

 

July 27, 1988


Frank Zamboni, the inventor of the famous ice-cleaning machine, passed away at the age of 87 in Paramount, California.

About Chris Wassel

Simply I am a hockey writer who is a jack of all trades. Whether it is draft, fantasy, NHL, KHL, AHL, etc...I probably can write about it. The challenge in hockey is to be able to step out of your comfort zone and write like you are still there. Hopefully you enjoy the humor in the writing on the site and tell your friends. Thanks for reading!

This Day In Hockey History (7/27)

People forget that before Dave Lewis was a Red Wing for life it seemed, he was a member of another team in red.  Today’s moment happened 24 years ago today…..

 

 

July 27, 1986


Free agent, and veteran defenseman Dave Lewis signed a contract with the Detroit Red Wings, after leaving the New Jersey Devils.

About Chris Wassel

Simply I am a hockey writer who is a jack of all trades. Whether it is draft, fantasy, NHL, KHL, AHL, etc...I probably can write about it. The challenge in hockey is to be able to step out of your comfort zone and write like you are still there. Hopefully you enjoy the humor in the writing on the site and tell your friends. Thanks for reading!

This Day In Hockey History (7/27)

BallHype: hype it up!

First day of the new week and a new moment here on TDIHH. What is in the chamber for today? Well it is time to find out.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uh7JEvaSz8o&hl=en&fs=1&

Yep the same Dave Lewis that would later be a coach….

July 27, 1986



Free agent, and veteran defenseman Dave Lewis signed a contract with the Detroit Red Wings, after leaving the New Jersey Devils.

About Chris Wassel

Simply I am a hockey writer who is a jack of all trades. Whether it is draft, fantasy, NHL, KHL, AHL, etc...I probably can write about it. The challenge in hockey is to be able to step out of your comfort zone and write like you are still there. Hopefully you enjoy the humor in the writing on the site and tell your friends. Thanks for reading!

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