Vegas Golden Knights make boy's wish come true

LAS VEGAS - Six-year-old Gavin Prince was able to see his dream come true. Thanks to the Make-a-Wish Foundation, he spent some quality time with the Vegas Golden Knights.

First, he was checking out practice on the bench, then he got a surprise visit from Chance, also his locker is right there next to Marc-Andre Fleury's.

Gavin is recovering from a critical brain tumor, and the players took good care of him. His mother could not be happier with the visit. 

 "What is it for us to spend a little time with a guy like that who's been through a lot. I have kids and I can't even imagine what the parents are going through," said Jonathan Marchessault, Golden Knights forward.

"It's just amazing for him. We've always been a hockey family and a hockey group, in general. He's been skating since he was two so this is a moment to remember forever," said Stephanie Prince, Gavin's mother.

"Gavin's an amazing kid, he's gone through so much. Hockey's a sport that he loves dearly, unfortunately he hasn't been able to play so we thought it would be a perfect way to reveal that his wish is coming true.," said Caroline Ciocca, president and ceo, Make a Wish Foundation.

Gavin is doing much better after fighting through that brain tumor. He got a jersey with plenty of room to grow into it. He also got a lot of signed autographs from the players, including a practice used stick from Marc Andre Fleury. Gavin's family also was surprised with a trip to a Florida amusement park. 

 
 


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