Gritty Surprises Young Fan Who Got a Custom Prosthetic Leg

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We interrupt your regularly scheduled sports news for this cool story.

Gritty, the NHL’s Best Team Mascot, visited a 7-year-old fan who got a custom prosthetic leg featuring Gritty’s likeness earlier in the day:

Gritty brought young Caiden O’Rourke a customized sweater with his name and #8 on the back, after the jump:

This is the definition of a thrill of a lifetime for a young fan. Here’s to Caiden for keeping a smile on his face through adversity.

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7 Comments

  • We can all read Twitter Russ. June 25, 2019 at 4:07 pm

    Spend the summer with your family, Russ. No need for your summaries. Good try.

    Reply
  • I got ripped off by Amerigas June 25, 2019 at 4:18 pm

    Cinch is a scam. Keep billing my CC monthly for propane I don’t need. Customer service doesn’t answer phone

    Reply
    • Tiger Beat Truther June 25, 2019 at 4:54 pm

      Okay smart guy, so even if that’s not made up bs, who am I supposed to buy from…Hank Hill?

      Reply
  • Mike from jacks Nyb June 25, 2019 at 4:34 pm

    Flyers are a loser organization. Root for a winner like the chief & the blues

    Reply
  • Kate Devlin June 25, 2019 at 4:51 pm

    Is it getting dusty in here? I’m not crying, you’re crying! LOL!
    Thanks for the mid-day pick-me-up!

    – Kate

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  • Why So Joyless? June 25, 2019 at 4:52 pm

    Are comments on this article permitted??

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  • DJT45 June 25, 2019 at 7:15 pm

    This is awesome, great post and fantastic to put a smile on that young man’s face

    Reply
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