Capitals sign team's Web site producer as backup goalie

Updated: December 13, 2008, 1:37 AM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- A 6-foot-7 Web site producer for the Washington Capitals dressed as the team's backup goalie for Friday night's game against the Ottawa Senators because of an injury to Jose Theodore.

Brett Leonhardt, a Division III goalie in college, signed an amateur tryout contract before the game. If he had actually played, he would have tied Ben Bishop of the St. Louis Blues as the tallest goalie ever to see action in an NHL game.

Theodore suffered a hip flexor injury during ...

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