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Lecavalier's son serves as Lightning 'Thunder Kid' before Game 2

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Lecavalier's son pumps up crowd

Lecavalier proudly watches son energize Game 2 crowd

Gabriel Lecavalier pumps up the crowd before Game 2 as his father, former Lightning star Vincent Lecavalier, watches on from the stands

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As if being in the Eastern Conference Final wasn't enough to whip Tampa Bay Lightning fans into a frenzy before Game 2, Vincent Lecavalier was in the building.


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And the 2004 Stanley Cup champion brought along a special guest, his son Gabriel, who served as the team's "Thunder Kid" before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final.

Gabriel Lecavalier skated out to center ice with the light-up hockey stick, igniting the crowd at Amalie Arena, as is the custom before Lightning games.

Gabriel was clad in dad's familiar No. 4 jersey.

Earlier this season, Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi's son, Landon, played the role of 'Thunder Kid' on his eighth birthday.



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