Originally posted on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 3/29/12
With one Colton Gillies practice shot during Wednesday's morning skate, the Columbus Blue Jackets' goaltending situation went from perilously thin to almost comedic.Steve Mason, who has carried a heavy load in recent weeks with no proven NHL backup supporting him, was felled by a Gillies shot that left him with concussion symptoms only hours before a game against the Detroit Red Wings later that night.The Blue Jackets turned to rookie Allen York, who made his second NHL start, but that was the easy part. With no other goaltender under contract, the Jackets spent the next few hours scrambling to find a goalie they could sign to serve as York's backup, one who could make it to Columbus in advance of faceoff.Shawn Hunwick, who just finished his college career at the University of Michigan, signed an amateur tryout agreement with the Blue Jackets, then drove himself from Ann Arbor, Mich., to Columbus, about a three-hour trip."We had to get somebody in here by tonight, and he was availab...
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