Penguins goalie Matt Murray opens restaurant tab for Pittsburgh cops amid COVID-19 pandemic

Amidst a global pandemic and public health crisis, Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray decided to indirectly donate thousands of dollars to the city’s police department. Murray opened a $5,000 tab for police officers in Pittsburgh on Thursday at the famous Primanti Bros, according to KCRA3. “I want to thank the people Read more

Colorado high school hockey goalie ties national single-game saves record in five-overtime thriller

A Colorado high schooler tied a national record for most saves in a single game on Tuesday as his team competed through five overtime periods for the state hockey championship. Unfortunately for Sam Simon, the accomplishment will remain a hollow one as the Fort Collins High School goaltender’s efforts were Read more

Baseball Hall of Famer Larry Walker to serve as emergency backup goalie for Colorado Avalanche

We’ve heard of emergency backup goaltenders getting famous (see: David Ayres last month), but what about already-famous people serving as emergency backup goaltenders? That’ll be the case in Colorado this weekend with former MLB outfielder Larry Walker set to serve as an honorary emergency backup for the Avalanche-Golden Knights game Read more

Emergency goalie David Ayres named honorary North Carolinian by governor Roy Cooper

Carolina Hurricanes goaltenders James Reimer and Petr Mrazek both left with injuries against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night. With no other goalies available, 42-year old Zamboni driver David Ayres — who was in the building because he works for the Leafs — suited up for the opposing Hurricanes. Read more

Hurricanes emergency goalie David Ayres picks up win over Maple Leafs after James Reimer, Petr Mrazek injuries

Injuries to both James Reimer and Petr Mrazek forced the Carolina Hurricanes to bring on emergency goaltender David Ayres in the second period of Saturday’s game against the Toronto Maple leafs. Reimer was hit with an injury late in the first period, and Mrazek was injured after Kyle Clifford decked Read more

Carolina Hurricanes forced to use emergency goalie David Ayres after James Reimer, Petr Mrazek injuries

Injuries to both James Reimer and Petr Mrazek forced the Carolina Hurricanes to bring on emergency goaltender David Ayres in the second period of Saturday’s game against the Toronto Maple leafs. Reimer was hit with an injury late in the first period, and Mrazek was injured after Kyle Clifford decked Read more