Vending machine worker dresses for Blues

From ESPN - December 7, 2017

ST. LOUIS -- A vending machine worker in St. Louis dressed as the Blues' emergency goalie Thursday night.

Season-ticket holder Tyler Stewart participated in pregame warm-ups and watched from the dressing room in the first period of the Blues' game against the Dallas Stars.

The 25-year-old former junior hockey player signed a tryout contract Thursday afternoon after backup goaltender Carter Hutton injured his lower body during the morning skate. St. Louis called up Ville Husso from AHL San Antonio, but Husso could not get to the arena in time for puck drop.

So Stewart opened the game as starter Jake Allen's backup.

"It was like a dream come true, obviously," Stewart said.

Husso arrived with about five minutes left in the first period, and Stewart was sent up to his regular seats to join his wife and mother for the rest of the game.


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