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Scott Foster, an accountant who plays in an amateur recreational hockey league, was suddenly called in as an emergency backup goalie for the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night. Icon Sportswire/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images hide caption

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Chris Bourque of the United States misses a shot on Czech goalie Pavel Francouz in a penalty shootout that ended their quarterfinals match at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The Czech Republic won, 3-2. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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Harrison Browne, seen here playing for the Buffalo Beauts, says he feels lucky to be part of a league that accepts him and wants him to feel comfortable. Courtesy of the National Women's Hockey League hide caption

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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby skates during a Feb. 2017 game. The Penguins were scheduled to play a preseason game in Belle Vernon, Pa., as part of a contest prize for the town, until the NHL said Wednesday it would relocated the game. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Harrison Browne, hockey player for the Buffalo Beauts and the first openly transgender athlete, announces his retirement. Michael Hertzel/National Women's Hockey League hide caption

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First Openly Transgender Professional Team Athlete Retires

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U.S. forward Troy Terry scores the game-winning goal against Russia in the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship semifinal in Montreal on Wednesday. Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images hide caption

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Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray makes a kick save Thursday against Brian Boyle of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the third period in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals in Pittsburgh. Matt Kincaid/Getty Images hide caption

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National Women's Hockey League player Ashley Johnston of the New York Riveters celebrates her goal with her teammates in a game against the Connecticut Whale in October. The game was part of a breast cancer awareness event, and the Riveters wore pink jerseys instead of their normal white. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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Women's Hockey Takes Stage As New Pro Sports League

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An ice hockey match between the U.S.A. and Canada in February 1936, during the Winter Olympics at Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Central Press/Getty Images hide caption

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A Cup's Adventures And Oddities On Ice: 140 Years Of Hockey Trivia

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Val James of the Toronto Maple Leafs takes warmup prior to a preseason game against the Boston Bruins at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1986. Graig Abel Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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As First Black American NHL Player, Enforcer Was Defenseless Against Racism

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Jarret Stoll (No. 28) of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates his team's game-winning goal in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals. Kings defenseman Alec Martinez scored in overtime with a shot that deflected off the Chicago Blackhawks' Nick Leddy (left). Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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