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Hughes, DiPietro dress as Buddy the Elf, Santa for family skate

Canucks get festive for holiday gathering at Rogers Arena

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / Staff Writer

Quinn Hughes knows the best way to spread holiday cheer is by singing loud for all to hear.

The Vancouver Canucks defenseman dressed as Buddy the Elf, joining Santa, AKA Michael DiPietro, at the Canucks family skate Wednesday.

Tweet from @Canucks: H🤣 H🤣 H🤣������

Some high-profile Canucks, like Elias Pettersson, Bo Horvat and FIN the mascot, sat on DiPietro's lap for a photo opp with the jolly guy.

Chris Tanev, and his pug Riley, were among those who put on skates.

Tweet from @Canucks: #Canucks family skate starring:DiPietro as Santa 🎅Hughes as Elf 🧝���������Riley as Pug 🐶

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