10-Year-Old Plays With Dallas And Gets To Scrap Star Defenceman

A young Dallas Stars fan who has gone through two major heart surgeries by the age of 10 didn’t want to just meet the Dallas Stars, he wanted to play against them.

And the Stars didn’t take it easy on him.

The Stars went all out for Anderson McDuffie, organizing a game between themselves and McDuffie’s youth team. The youngsters received a police-escorted arrival, postgame interviews and even had a scrap with defenseman John Klingberg.

The Stars’ social media team went all out, tweeting the action as if it was a normal game. McDuffie dropped the gloves with Klingberg and picked up his first NHL fight and victory.

Overall it was a total package deal for Anderson and his team, The day ended with some post-game interviews. Jame Benn commended Anderson’s team on how good they were.

“There were some good players out there, including Anderson,” Benn said. “It was a great day and I kinda wish we could play a little longer.”