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VIDEO: Bombing victim Jeff Bauman leads cheers before Bruins game

By Brian Stubits | CBSSports.com

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Before Game 2 in Boston between the Bruins and Maple Leafs on Saturday night, the Bruins had a special guest in their fan banner captain ceremony before the game. It was Jeff Bauman, a victim of the Boston Marathon bombings who lost both legs below the knee in the attack and was instrumental in helping to identify the bombing suspects.

Bauman wasn't waving a Bruins banner, but a Boston Strong banner in Bruins colors. Making it all the better was seeing the ear-to-ear smile on Bauman's face.

Bauman also released a statement about the experience.

"I want to thank everyone for their amazing support for me and all those injured and their families," Bauman said. "I'm making great progress and I thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers. Please continue to respect our space at this time. I want to thank the Bruins players and organization for the generosity and support for all those impacted. Like all those in Black and Gold, I can't wait to see them on another quest for the cup. Go Bruins!"

It was another very touching moment at a Bruins game in the aftermath of the tragedy.

S/t to NESN

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