The Zambonis

Review: Five-Minute Major (In D Minor)

It’s hard to believe that a band that writes songs solely about hockey could amount to much more than a novelty act but The Zambonis did just that. The Connecticut-based band has defied all odds and strung together a hockey-related career that has lasted significantly longer in North America than Pavel Brendl. Since forming in 1991, The Zambonis released eight albums (from what I can gather), survived two lockouts, saw the NHL expand to 30 teams, and watched as numerous teams relocated, included the band members’ favorite, Hartford Whalers. FIve Minute Major (In D Minor) pays tribute to the defunct …