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Boston Embraces Blue Jackets' Captain as a Beloved Figure Following a Touching Act

Published December 3, 2023 at 9:34 PM
BY CHRIST

Sometimes, despite the ups and downs of the National Hockey League, hockey players inherently possess a remarkable generosity. It's an expected part of who they are.

Earlier tonight, prior to the Columbus Blue Jackets facing off against the Boston Bruins, Boone Jenner, the Blue Jackets' captain, noticed a young fan displaying a sign and decided to brighten her day. Here's what happened:

The young fan held up a sign mentioning his presence in Boston for open heart surgery and requested a signed stick from Jenner. Without hesitation, Jenner kindly granted the request, taking the time to sign a stick for the brave youngster.




This act not only leaves the young fan with an enduring memory but also provides him with something tangible to cling to during what will undoubtedly be a challenging period in his life.

Instances like these exemplify why hockey, despite its flaws both on and off the rink, remains a remarkable sport.

Source: Bladeofsteel
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