Eric Semborski woke up Saturday and drove to work in Voorhees, New Jersey.
It was just an ordinary morning for the 23-year-old, a Temple graduate with a bachelor’s degree in sports management.
Little did he know, in a couple of hours his world would turn upside down.
Semborski, who works for Snider Hockey and at Flyers Skate Zone running goalie clinics and roller leagues, hadn’t played competitively since suiting up for the Owls’ club team in the spring of 2015.
That was until Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center, where, someway, somehow he was draped in a Chicago Blackhawks jersey and squaring up blazing shots off the sticks of Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa and Duncan Keith, just to name a few.
Quite the promotion, huh?
“It’s surreal, really,” he said. “I can’t explain it.”
Could anyone?
“I couldn’t imagine the rush,” Blackhawks goalie Scott Darling said.
Incredibly and astonishingly, Semborski turned into an NHL goaltender for a day as Chicago’s …