Originally posted on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 3/3/13
Florida Panthers goalie Jose Theodore was injured on Saturday and so for their game on Sunday, the Panthers had to call up a goalie from the minor leagues.  No problem, Jacob Markstrom is their young goalie prospect that has been getting rave reviews and has already played in the NHL this year.  Markstrom got on a plane to come meet the Panthers for their game against the Carolina Hurricanes, but there was one problem, his equipment didn’t make it.  Because of this, the Florida Panthers 39-year-old goalie coach Rob Tallas took part in warmups and was the emergency backup goalie for the start of the game.  Markstrom’s gear would eventually arrive and he was able to replace Tallas on the bench because of an obscure rule in the NHL CBA. For warmups, #FlaPanthers goalie coach Rob Tallas taking shots with Clemmensen. @j_markstrom is in the house. — David Neal (@DavidJNeal) March 3, 2013 United Airlines didn’t get @j_markstrom equipment to FTL. So, Rob Tallas will dress as emergency back...
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