The ecstatic laughter or a young boy and the generosity of a Grand Rapids Griffins player are making thousands of people around the country smile.

A video posted on the Griffins’ official YouTube account on Wednesday, shows Griffins player Jordin Tootoo handing his hockey stick to a young fan who was so excited he couldn't contain his sheer joy. What follows is pretty much the greatest reaction ever, and it has quickly gained thousands of views. 

According to the Griffins Twitter account, the heartwarming this interaction between Tootoo and the young fan happened at the pre-game warmups of the regular-season finale on April 18.

The 2013 Calder Cup Champions are preparing to defend their AHL title this weekend, in the first round of the postseason.

Game Three of the first round will be the first home game of the postseason for the Griffins, and it is Wednesday, April 30.

Tickets for playoff games are now available at

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