Hockey season is over, but Jets forward Patrik Laine is still a hero to children — even thousands of kilometres in the air.
After his flight bound for Helsinki, Finland had to make an emergency landing Monday, people on board the flight told CBC News he comforted some of the kids on board who were upset.
The plane had to land in Paris after departing from Malaga, Spain. A passenger who was apparently drunk had been causing a disturbance, Finnish newspaper Ilta-Sanomat reported.
This isn’t the first time he’s stepped up for young fans either. One time he turned up for a young fan’s birthday party.