From Beer League to Big League


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For [Scott] Foster, who is used to playing in a near-empty rink with his Johnny’s IceHouse Adult League team, the sound of the United Center crowd chanting his name as the clock wound down Thursday night was unreal.

“That’s something you’ll never forget,” Foster said. “You understand what’s happening, and they’re going to have a lot of fun with it, so you might as well, too.”

After the final horn, Foster was mobbed by his temporary teammates. Talk about your one shining moment.

Even if you're not a Chicago Blackhawks fan, heck, even if you're not a *hockey* fan, the story of a beer league goalie (an accountant by day) getting the call to play in an NHL game will put a smile on your face. Who among us hasn't imagined getting the call to save the day (OK, it was a 6-2 Hawks win but still) for the home team? 

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From beer league to big league: Goalie Scott Foster makes emergency debut in Blackhawks' 6-2 win
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