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Rickey Henderson lets the Sharks out for Game 3

Baseball Hall of Famer pumps up crowd, dons team jersey

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Henderson lets the Sharks out

EDM@SJS, Gm3: Rickey Henderson opens locker room door

Rd 1, Gm3: Baseball legend Rickey Henderson gets ready for Game 3 as he holds the locker room door open before the Sharks take the ice

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Perhaps the San Jose Sharks were looking for some extra speed for Game 3?

They certainly called the right guy.

Baseball Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson opened up the locker room door for the San Jose Sharks before their first home game of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Edmonton Oilers.

Tweet from @NBCSSharks: A �� is opening up the door tonight.#TurnUpTheTank pic.twitter.com/v4MNSSyKi0

Dressed in a custom No. 24 jersey, Henderson had the task of letting the Sharks out on the ice.

The 1990 American League MVP, who spent 14 years in northern California with the Oakland A's, still knows how to pump a crowd up as well, playing to the camera before unleashing the team.

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