David Ayres, a 42-year-old ex-junior goalie and Zamboni driver, filled in as the emergency backup goalie in the Carolina Hurricanes’ win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Feb 2, 2020. The Hurricanes lost two goalies to injury leading to Ayres being called into action. – WTF Fun Facts
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Wrong date. The real date was Feb 22, 2020. My friends in Cobourg were also not happy when the Maple Leafs lost to the Zamboni driver, who worked FOR THE TEAM.