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from Reuters via Yahoo, "I don't know," said Chiara. "It looks funny." "Is it a Fiat?" asked Giancarlo. It is a Zamboni, a plodding machine used to resurface the ice at Olympic venues that has inspired a cult-like following in Canada but remains an odd curiosity for Italians watching these Winter Games despite the fact it is an invention that has its roots deep in the Piedmont region. In fact, the Turin Winter Games represent a homecoming of sorts for the Zamboni; Don Zamboni, grandson of Frank Zamboni who invented the machine, returned to Turin to watch his machines in Olympic action. more

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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

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