Author: Colleen O'Shea

The Game Changers of Ice Making

A few weeks ago, I had a chat with an operations manager who told me there are three products on the market that are game changers for ice making: Zamboni FastIce, REALice Cold Water Resurfacing System* and Level-Ice. And, with last week’s BluEco announcement, I would venture that list has been expanded to four. Here’s why: Zamboni FastIce From ice-resurfacer manufacturer Zamboni comes FastIce – an add-on for ice resurfacers that builds ice — fast! It has a high-pressure pump that connects to a series of spray nozzles to deliver a fine mist of hot water that freezes on...

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Making Your Arena NHL Ready

If your arena regularly hosts an NHL prospect tournament or training camp, it needs to be up to NHL standards — standards which are continually evolving. That’s the case for the Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City, MI which has been the training camp for the Detroit Red Wings for the past 20 years. In order to make its rink NHL compliant, Centre Ice Arena is fundraising to keep the Red Wings coming back to the arena. Here’s an excerpt from Centre Ice Arena’s fundraising page: Recently implemented NHL safety standards mandate that every ice rink hosting events involving...

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