David Ayres (born August 12, 1977) is a Canadian Ice Hockey Player, Ice Resurfacer Driver, and Social Media Personality from Whitby, Ontario. He is one of the talented players who represented his team in the National Hockey League.
On February 23, 2020, David performed in the NHL for the Carolina Hurricanes as an emergency backup goaltender. His team defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs with a 6 – 3 score.
Furthermore, Ayres became the first emergency backup goaltender to record a victory in the ice hockey history. Carolina summoned him in the second period after both Hurricanes’ goaltenders named Petr Mrazek and James Reimer suffered an injury.
Personal Life, Spouse Sarah Ayres & Children
The 42-years-old David Ayres is a happily married man and tied the knot with his wife named Sarah Ayres a few years ago. During his NHL game, his spouse was also sitting in the stands at Scotiabank Arena.
After the Carolina Hurricanes, Sarah Ayres tweeted on her account that sitting Scotiabank Arena alone is pretty boring. There are no further details about his past affairs, kids, and personal life on the internet.
|Real Full Birth Name||David Ayres.|
|Profession||Ice Hockey Player and Ice Resurfacer Driver.|
|Famous for||made his debut at the age of 42 during the NHL match on February 23, 2020.|
|Team Represented||Carolina Hurricanes.|
|Age (How old, as of 2019)||42 years.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||August 12, 1977.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Whitby, Ontario, Canada.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Leo.|
|House In||Whitby, Ontario, Canada.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimeters: 173 cm.
Meters: 1.73 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 76 Kg.
Pounds: 167 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||44-32-36.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: Bob Ayres.
Mother: Mary Ayres.
|Siblings||Brother: Chris Ayres.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not disclosed by him.|
|School||Local High School.|
|Alma Mater.||Not available.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Mark Wahlberg.
Actress: Scarlett Johansson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Australia.|
|Love to do||Playing Ice Hockey and Reading.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$500,000 US dollars (As of 2019).|
Some Lesser Known Facts about David Ayres
- Ice Hockey Player, David Ayres celebrates his birthday on 12 August and was born in 1977 (age 42 years, as in 2019) in Whitby, Ontario, Canada. Hence, his zodiac sign is Leo.
- In 2004, the player’s mother “Mary Ayres” donated her kidney to him after he needed a kidney transplant.
- His father’s name is Bob Ayres.
- He has a brother named Chris Ayres who is also a goaltender.
- Later, David started to work as a Zamboni driver.
- In 2012, Ayres also worked as a maintenance worker at Ricoh Coliseum.
- He received his first call from the team after James Reimer got injured.
- In fact, David also became the oldest goaltender in league history who won in his regular-season debut.
- David Ayres’ tall height of 173 centimeters (5 ft 8 in) helped his Ice hockey game. His weight is around 76 kg.
- Additionally, he is also practicing goaltender for the Maple Leafs as well as the Marlies.
- Earlier, in 2014, he played in eight games with Norwood Vipers of the Allan Cup Hockey League.
- Furthermore, the player saved 58 goals in his professional career. He had a 0.777 (77%) save percentage.