March 10, 1955: The Canadiens and Maple Leafs skate to 0-0 tie at the Forum in Montreal, but the bigger news of the night occurs when the players are off the ice. The game marks the NHL debut of the Zamboni as the vehicle that cleans and resurfaces the ice.

Frank Zamboni invented the machine in California in 1949, and it has become a fixture at rinks around the world, such as this one in San Jose:

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