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The dry scrape is a ‘buzz kill’ and the NHL is done with it

Philadelphia Flyers v Pittsburgh Penguins

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 22: Members of the Pittsburgh Penguins ice crew skate during a timeout against the Philadelphia Flyers at Consol Energy Center on October 22, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/NHLI via Getty Images)

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From TSN’s Darren Dreger:

So hopefully this is the last time we have to write about the dry scrape. (See here and here and here for more scintillating posts on the pros and cons of a Zamboni cleaning the ice surface before overtime, but without using any water.)