"It brings a smile to your face to see him here at the arena and around the guys," forward Erik Cole said. "Hopefully, it was good for him to be around the guys. We enjoyed seeing him and just to hang out with him."
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Cole said that settling on a line with Spezza and Ales Hemsky has helped.
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