Foster in uniformKurtis Foster, of the Almonte-Carp area, finished the 2012 NHL season with the Minnesota Wild and in July will try his hand in the free-agent market. Many hockey teams would be wise to sign the talented 30-year-old, who is known for his booming slap shot. Foster holding stickKurtis autographed a photo and a stick recently for the Almonte General Hospital Summer Golf Classic to be held Friday, June 22 at the Canadian Golf and Country Club. Kurtis is the son of Bob and Kathy Foster and makes his summer home in Peterborough.