When all has gone to Hell for the typical goalie, the worse thing is sitting dejectedly on the bench in the visitor's arena.
Fortunately for Chris Mason, the wheels came apart as the Blue Jackets hosted the Blackhawks. Right? Wrong.
Unfortunately, the Blue Jackets lack a fan base to pack the seats during a division game. And the proximity to Chicago, and the Blackhawks' track record of, well, winning, doesn't help.
The video above shows the reaction a few Blackhawks fans got out of Mason after getting the hook for Allen York, who played for the franchise's ECHL Chicago Express earlier this season.
Mason stopped 16 of 20 shots in the Blue Jackets' 6-1 loss.