This is why we watch sports. It's why stupid games matter to us. We get to see people in the moments that define their lives, the culmination of hard work, sacrifice, and dreams. Sometimes we see the worst, but when we're lucky, we see things like this.
Toronto Maple Leafs rookie goaltender Garret Sparks made his NHL debut last night, and shut out the Edmonton Oilers, 3-0. He was the first rookie in Leafs' history to record a shutout his debut.
Here's how he reacted when he learned that:
All kinds of awesome.