Found February 28, 2012 on The Rap Sheet:
 Patriots WR/DB Julian Edelman was among the players to serve pancakes to children at Boston’s Children’s Hospital today, and he’s got a busy day. Turns out tonight, Edelman will be riding the zamboni at the Bruins game. He broke the news in a Tweet last night, saying, “Riding the old #echostorzamboni at the b’s game tomorrow! Oooo what!! #gopats #gobruins.” After the visit at the hospital, he talked about it. “Going to the Bruins game, riding the Echostar Zamboni,” Edelman (with patient Eric Cassidy) said. “Gonna go out there and support the Bruins. Got a couple buddies on the team. I’m excited to go out there and get to ride that thing.” Um, is he actually going to be steering it? (more…)

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