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Del Zotto's cute moment with baby goes very wrong, ends with high five

Canucks defenseman tried to make a friend in warmups, but the kid got scared @NHLdotcom

Warmups give hockey players a chance to share some tender moments with young fans, unless you're faced with an easily frightened baby. In that case, you get what happened to Michael Del Zotto on Thursday.

The Vancouver Canucks defenseman spotted a boy by the glass and decided to have some fun with him by squirting his water bottle in his direction, but the kid wasn't having it.

Tweet from @Canucks: Well that didn���t go as planned ��

Some quick thinking by Del Zotto saved the day, however. 

Tweet from @Canucks: All is forgiven! ����

A little high five and no hard feelings. 

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