Sharks make fan Sam Tageson's wish come true

Sam Tageson realized his wish of joining his favourite hockey team when the San Jose Sharks signed him to a one-day contract and let him take the ice with the team before their game on Tuesday night.

18-year-old with heart condition signs 1-day contract with team

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The San Jose Sharks signed a new player on Tuesday, allowing him to realize the ultimate dream of many hockey fans.

With help from the Make-A-Wish foundation, Sam Tageson, an 18-year-old with a potentially life-threatening heart condition, received a one-day contract from the Sharks.

Tageson practised with the team, spent time with players and, before their home game Tuesday night against Florida, took the ice with the Sharks and stood with them during the anthem.

It was an emotional moment for Sam, the Sharks, and hockey fans:

Fans took to Twitter to applaud both Sam and the Sharks:


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