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What it’s like to drive the Golden Knights Zamboni

Updated September 12, 2019 - 2:23 pm

Year three of the Vegas Golden Knights tips off on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 1:30 PM with the first preseason game versus the Arizona Coyotes at T-Mobile Arena.

With hockey back in season that means it’s time once again to roll out the fan-favorite Zamboni machine.

In honor of the season starting back up, Golden Edge host Cassie Soto fills us in on what it takes to be a Zamboni operator for the Golden Knights.

Here are a few Zamboni quick facts:

– Zambonis can go up to 9 MPH

– On average, a Zamboni costs $10,000, but some models can be priced as high as six figures

– You do not need a special license to be a Zamboni operator

– The Zamboni was created by Frank J. Zamboni in the late 1940’s

– It takes the Zamboni about 10 minutes to resurface the ice

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Contact Cassie Soto at csoto@reviewjournal.com. Follow @_CassieSoto on Twitter.

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