Zamboni Driver, David Ayers, becomes first emergency goalie to win NHL game, February 22, 2020, 40-year anniversary of Miracle On Ice

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Notice, the 42-year-old was inserted in the second period, and his team won the period 4-2.


David Ayres won the game 6-3, the Maple Leafs lost 3-6.

This game was played February 22, the 53rd day of the year, and Carolina is the most “53” team in the entire league.

*Zamboni = 37 *Carolina = 37

*2/22/2020 = 2+22+20+20 = 64 *Hurricanes = 64 *Second Period = 64

Adding to the riddle, this came on the 40-year anniversary of the ‘Miracle On Ice’.

This event came a span of 173-days from the David Ayres’ upcoming birthday, the 40th prime.