During a lightly attended optional practice today, the Washington Capitals allowed William Shannon, a five-year-old boy from the Make-A-Wish Foundation, to take the ice with some of his favorite childhood heroes.
Watch as the talented youngster is given a chance to score on a breakaway against Semyon Varlamov.
This may very well be the most precious thing I’ve ever seen.
William suffers from acute lymphoblastic leukemia. His dream is to someday play for the Washington Capitals.
S/T to @itallfallsdwn for the video and @rinkrebel for tweeting it out.
Headline photo: Chris Gordon/RMNB
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