Chicago Blackhawks’ Scott Foster A New Hero After Surprise Appearance

CHICAGO, IL – MARCH 29: Goalie Scott Foster

In a 6-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday, Chicago Blackhawks fans found a new folk hero in emergency backup goaltender Scott Foster

In a Chicago Blackhawks game straight out of the bizzaro world, the United Center faithful on Thursday got introduced to a new folk hero in Scott Foster. Foster was signed by the Blackhawks  to an amateur tryout contract due to an injury to Anton Forsberg just before Thursday’s game.

In case you missed it or are unfamiliar with the NHL rule on the emergency goalie, here is a great summary: