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Tyson Jost's grandpa cries watching grandson's debut

Jim let it all out when the 2016 NHL Draft No. 10 selection took the ice @NHLdotcom

Jost's grandfather tears up

STL@COL: Jost's grandfather tears up prior to debut

Jim Yost, the grandfather of Tyson Jost, shows his emotion as his grandson takes the ice during warmups before his NHL debut with the Avalanche

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There was a lot of excitement surrounding Tyson Jost's debut with the Colorado Avalanche on Friday, but no one was more excited than his grandpa Jim.

The Avalanche signed Tyson to an entry-level contract on Wednesday and when his NHL came two days later, his family was ready with the tissues.

Tweet from @Avalanche: Seeing your grandson take the ice for his first ever NHL game is a memory you'll never forget...#GoAvsGo

If that adorable face looks familiar, you might remember Jim from the 2016 NHL Draft when he got the waterworks going after the Avalanche drafted Tyson with the No. 10 selection.

"I embarrassed my kids all to hell," Jim said at the time."But, it's a happy cry. This is so rewarding."

Video: Avalanche draftee's grandpa cries in excitement

Given Tyson's promising future, the Jost family better keep their home stocked with tissues. There might be many more occasions for those happy tears.

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