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David Ayres

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Hockey Player

The Resume

    (August 12, 1977- )
    Born in Whitby, Ontario, Canada
    Zamboni driver for the Toronto Marlies (Maple Leafs farm team)
    Emergency goaltender for the Carolina Hurricanes (February 22, 2020)

Why he might be annoying:

    He admitted he quit playing competitive hockey due to burnout.
    He posted an 0-8 record in the senior leagues
    He is a one game wonder, making his NHL debut at 42 years of age.
    He skated for the Hurricanes wearing his blue hockey pants and Maple Leafs/Marlies custom equipment.
    His victory over the Maple Leafs added yet another punchline for the team's long suffering fanbase.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He is the first emergency goaltender in NHL history to be credited with a victory.
    He stopped all eight shots he faced in a period and a half of play.
    His debut and victory occurred on the night of the 40th anniversary of the Miracle on Ice victory.
    He is the oldest goaltender in NHL history to be credited with a victory.
    He underwent a successful life-saving kidney transplant, with his mother donating her kidney.
    Following his victory, the Hurricanes announced they would donation a portion of the profits made from his shirt sales to the Kidney Foundation.

Credit: Ricky


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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 11 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 74 Votes: 50.0% Annoying