Over this weekend the NHL got to use one of their rarely used contingency plans when the Carolina Hurricanes used the emergency goalie (who was available to both teams) after both of their own were injured. Dave Ayres, a 42 year old zamboni driver is the hero of the week for many I’m sure.
But did you know the NHL has lots of little backup plans? They like it when their games go smoothly I guess.
Check out this video telling the story of the time two nhl players had to referee their own game