PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With the Flyers’ season just a few days away, goaltender Carter Hart is locked in and ready to build upon his exceptional sophomore campaign. But he’s not too busy for a special fan.

This is 5-year-old Carter Gettler, also known as Coco. He’s currently fighting LCH — a rare form of cancer.

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A few days ago, Hart put on a “Coco G” and promised a jersey.

Well, Coco got that jersey today and let’s just say he was excited. And Hart was happy to provide that smile.

“People look up to us, especially kids and I think that’s really important for us as athletes that we set a good example for the younger generation. People are always keeping their eye on us so we always have to make sure that we’re doing the right thing and I guess that’s just who I am, like that’s how I was raised and how I was brought up from my parents and I just wanted to brighten up his day,” Hart said.


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