Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Jorge Alves
Jorge Alves was born on January 30, 1979 in Boston, Massachusetts. A minor league goaltender in the ECHL and SPHL, he later became the equipment manager for the Carolina Hurricanes.

On December 31, 2016, Alves was thrust into emergence service when Hurricanes goaltender took ill. Alves signed a professional try-out contract and dressed as Carolina's back up goaltender that night. For the majority of the game Alves continued with his equipment manager duties, but with the Hurricanes trailing the Tampa Bay Lightning be a score of 3-1, head coach Bill Peters put Alves in goal for the final 7.6 seconds of the game. Marking the second shortest debut in NHL history.

Season Club League GP W L T SO Avg GP W L T SO Avg
2016-17 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
NHL Totals 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Carolina's equipment manager/practice goaltender signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Carolina, December 31, 2016 and played the last 7.6 seconds of the game that night vs. Tampa Bay.
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