In addition to spending a day alongside the royalty that is Lord Stanley during the offseason, Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid got to spend a day with Prince William and Kate Middleton.

McQuaid competed in a rowing race with the couple, which he said was a special experience. The young blue liner said he was in awe at first, which is usually the case when meeting people of such importance.

Check out the video above from NESN Daily to hear more about McQuaid's interesting day.