Scott Foster: Beer League Legend
One of the great things about being a goalie is that you’re always in demand. If you’re decent enough you can play hockey for free every night if you want. On Thursday, 36 year old accountant/target Scott Foster played some free hockey. Only instead of dealing with weak beer league defense and 4 on 0 odd man rushes, he was staring down Patrick Laine and Dustin Byfuglien.
So what does he do? Oh just 7 saves on 7 shots to hold on for a 6-2 win in an actual NHL game, no big deal. His best 2 saves came on a high glove wrister from Bufuglien in the slot and a point blank one timer from Laine to Stastny.
Unbelievable. As a goalie I was nervous enough for him just watching that I could have puked. His new teammates did a great job keeping pucks to the outside and blocking shots for him. It also probably helped that he had a four goal cushion to play with but there’s no way he was not freaking out.
All and all it was a night most of us can only dream of for Scott. The worst part? Chicago had to hop on a plane to Denver to play the Avalanche Friday so he likely missed out on the second best part of being a goalie sub, free post game beers.
What people are saying about it
Hilarious post-game interview from 36-year-old Scott Foster, who was called into action as the Blackhawks Emergency Backup Goaltender tonight pic.twitter.com/p4ExOQz8oA
— Brady Trettenero (@BradyTrett) March 30, 2018
— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) March 30, 2018
Tonight’s belt winner… who else?
— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) March 30, 2018
— Andrew Quinn (@AJQuinn82) March 30, 2018
— Andy Glockner (@AndyGlockner) March 30, 2018
March 31, 2018