When John Tavares was named captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs, his son played a role.
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Heading into the 2019-2020 season, the big story was who the 25th Leafs captain will be.
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One frontrunner was new dad John Tavares.
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When management decided on Tavares, he was invited into a meeting.
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When he walked through the door, he saw his wife holding his baby, Jayce.
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Jayce was wearing a Tavares jersey with a C on the front.
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"This is a hell of a surprise," Tavares says.
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