Hudak and his campaign team had set up a quick game of road hockey during a stop in Kitchener.
While Hudak and Tory candidate Michael Harris stick-handled around an area of the parking lot, a small boy ran up with his toddler-sized hockey stick.
Hudak, wearing the blue hockey sweater of the Ontario Hockey League team the Kitchener Rangers, urged the lad to take a shot.
Instead, the little boy picked up the ball and ran back to his parents, prompting much laughter from those watching.
The game resumed with some drama provided by a last-minute Hudak breakaway that was blocked by the goalie.