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Gardiner's young son Henry shows off slapper, whacks 18 ping-pong balls

Diaper-clad baby blasts shots in video posted to Hurricanes defenseman's Instagram

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / Staff Writer

Somebody get Henry Gardiner an entry-level contract.

The son of Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jake Gardiner, wearing only a diaper, whacked 18 straight slap shots for his proud parents in an Instagram video

Instagram from @jgardiner272: My quarantine training buddy!

You might remember Henry from his extra-excited introduction Carolina back in September after Gardiner signed a four-year contract with the Hurricanes. Well, the kid is back and he has a bona fide clapper.

Henry used some fancy footwork to blast each of the ping-pong balls set up by Jake and his wife Lucy.

He even let out a celly after getting through the lot. And then, of course, because he is a one-year-old, he wanted to immediately set it up again.

And, if we are counting this weekend, young Henry has already put in more work than New York Rangers forward Ryan Strome.

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