Originally written on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 4/25/14

ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 04: Jordin Tootoo #22 of the Nashville Predators reacts as he takes the ice against the Anaheim Ducks during the third period at the Honda Center on March 4, 2007 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Jordin Tootoo was a bit of a tough guy when he was with the Nashville Predators but seemed to show a softer side the other night with the Grand Rapids Griffins (a Red Wings affiliate) in the AHL.Following the pregame skate in the team's season finale last week, Tootoo came off the ice to head to the dressing room. On his way there, a young boy standing on the bench excitedly yelled out "Tootoo!" and reached out. The player stopped, said hi to his new friend and gave the boy his stick.And if the kid's infectious laugh doesn't stick with you, his "Tootoo!" will.Everyone together. Tootoo!
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