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Eight-Legged Freaks: The Story Behind Detroit Red Wings’ Lucky Octopi

June 28th, 2010
Al Sobotka, an affable man if ever there was one, is the building operations manager for Olympia Entertainment and the guy that has the enviable task—in hockey circles anyway—of resurfacing the Joe Louis Arena ice. Remember that song I Wanna Drive the Zamboni ? Well Sobotka is living the dream my friends. He’s ...