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Excited for the return of hockey? You're not the only one. Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy decided to spend the off day at Kettler Capitals Iceplex to watch the team practice.

RELATED: PRESEASON OPENER WILL FEATURE SEVERAL CAPS REGULARS

Murphy came with this three-year-old son Noah and the two were given a bag full of Caps swag. Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin and Braden Holtby all took time to meet the pair. Ovechkin even gave Noah an extra gift.

MORE CAPITALS: HOW TO WATCH THE CAPS' PRESEASON OPENER