Beth Bartkowski

Moms, right? Vancouver defender Matt Bartkowski scored a rare NHL goal the other night, and his mom, Beth Bartkowski, just happened to be watching in the stands.

A reporter went and found her, and what else could she do? She gushed. In a long, passion spiel, Beth praises her son, their relationship, the city of Vancouver, and humanity itself -- although the last one is only implied.

She's become a bit of a viral hit since her short interview hit the Internet:


Of course, why not celebrate? Her son has played in 183 NHL games, and this is only his third goal. As a defender, he won't get those opportunities all that often.

Cheers to Matt. You were raised right.

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