David Ayres has secured his first career NHL win, with a 6-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs
Reddit /r/hockey | 23 Feb 05h48
David Ayres, a 42-year-old zamboni driver at a local rink who filled in as an emergency backup goalie for the Carolina Hurricanes, has secured his first career NHL win. After letting in the first two shots he faced, Ayres recorded 8 straight saves to close out the game and shut-out the Leafs in the third period.
The Hurricanes defeated the Maple Leafs 6-3 despite losing both goaltenders and a top defenseman to injury during the game.
- [According to NHL PR, Ayres became the oldest goalie in NHL history (42 years, 194 days) to win his *regular season* debut](https://twitter.com/PR_NHL/status/1231414103241035776).
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