When fans get “randomly selected” for in-arena games, it always comes as a bit of a surprise. Of the tens of thousands of fans that could have been picked, what are the chances it would ACTUALLY be you?!

Well, it’s not always left up to chance. In fact, the Arizona Coyotes knew exactly what they were doing when they selected Carmen Pafford to participate in their contest.



What an incredible moment. There’s nothing quite like seeing the raw emotion that comes from a reunion, particularly if there’s a surprise involved.

The interview with FOX Sports Southwest added a whole other level to this video too.

(H/T FOX Sports Southwest)