Céline Dion a giant hit with gamers throughout go to with Edmonton Oilers in Vegas


Superstar Céline Dion is making a giant splash along with her latest visits to Canadian hockey groups, with the most recent fortunate membership being the Edmonton Oilers.

The icon was seen in a video posted over the weekend by the Oilers from once they just lately confronted off in opposition to the Vegas Golden Knights.

The uncommon public outing comes as Dion offers with stiff-person syndrome, an incurable neurological dysfunction that causes progressive muscle rigidity and spasms.

The Quebec chanteuse has cancelled reveals and has made solely a handful of appearances since she revealed her analysis in December 2022. At the time, she mentioned the illness doesn’t permit her “to sing the way I’m used to.”

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In the Oilers’ video, Dion has left winger Zachary Hyman laughing along with her impersonation of hockey gamers.

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“It’s exciting to meet those big guys, just like, on flat shoes. I cannot imagine them up on skates with all the equipment going like,” she provides as she crouches down right into a face off place, pretending to carry a hockey stick.

It’s the second time in latest months that Dion has met with hockey groups from her dwelling nation whereas they have been in Las Vegas.

Dion first visited the Montreal Canadiens along with her sons youngsters — René-Charles and twins Nelson and Eddy — final November. She shared the expertise on social media, saying that she and her boys had “such a fun time” assembly Habs within the locker room.

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An replace on Céline Dion’s well being battle

The legendary singer additionally made a shock on-stage look on the Grammy Awards in early February. Donning a pale pink robe, Dion gave a teary and heartfelt message of due to the gang earlier than she introduced Taylor Swift’s title as winner of Album of the Year.

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Dion additionally just lately introduced she’s getting set to launch a documentary, titled I Am: Céline Dion, that may chronicle her first 12 months of residing with stiff-person syndrome.

with recordsdata from Global’s Michelle Butterfield

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