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Cassidy's son makes great catch while taking in Patriots training camp

Bruins coach took family to Foxborough for defending champs practice

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / Staff Writer

Cole Cassidy has good hockey genes, but he may have a future in football.

The son of Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy showed some solid hands after reeling in a difficult catch at New England Patriots training camp Monday.

Tweet from @NHLBruins: Cole Cassidy: the newest @Patriots kick returner. 🏈#PatsCamp | #NHLBruins

Cassidy took Cole and the rest of his family to Foxborough, Massachusetts to watch the, defending Super Bowl champions practice. He even managed to score a meeting with Patriots owner Robert Kraft and coach Bill Belichick.

Tweet from @NHLBruins: Coach and Mr. Kraft catch up during today���s #PatsCamp session. 🏈

The Patriots were avid supporters of Boston's run to the Stanley Cup Final, and Cassidy even acknowledged the impact the Patriots in attendance had in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Cassidy may have been the most athletic guest, but he wasn't the only high-profile fan watching the Patriots. Jon Bon Jovi, a rock star and close friend of both Kraft and Belichick, also made an appearance in Foxborough on Monday.

Tweet from @Patriots: BB, JBJ & RKK.

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