Only A Game Published by Only A Game An NHL Equipment Manager's Lifelong Dream, Fulfilled In 7.6 Seconds Listen 9 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/732075/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend When the Hurricanes backup goalie fell ill just hours before a game, the team called on Jorge Alves -- an equipment manager. For Alves, who spent years bouncing around the minor leagues, it was a dream come true.