Zamboni driver suits up for NHL debut as emergency goalie

42-year-old David Ayers made his NHL debut after both of the Carolina Hurricanes’ goalies were injured, and became the oldest goalie to ever win his first game.
1:18 | 02/24/20

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Finally tonight saving the day the Zamboni driver an emergency goalie suiting up first NHL debut he's ABC several. Last night Zamboni driver David Ayers got the call he never expected with bowl for the Carolina Hurricanes gold these injured. And no one left on the bench they told Ayers a 42 year old kidney transplant survivor. To suit up they. The emergency food. Saturday number ninety took the ice to wild cheers it was Ayers first time in an NHL game and he had to face the Toronto Maple Leafs won in the league's most high powered offenses. Police first two shots too cool show. Any made the most of that moment. Stopping the final eight shots he saw. Leading the hurricanes to a 63 win to his new teammates mobbing him in the locker room. Tonight the hurricane selling shirts with his name in number and donating proceeds to a kidney foundation. Gears now the oldest goalie ever to win his NHL debut and also obviously it's time my letter that there. Trevor all ABC news New York. What a night are or what I think cover for that story.

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