Real-life penguins steal the show at Pens-Flyers outdoor game
The Pittsburgh Penguins took on the Philadelphia Flyers at an outdoor game in Pittsburgh on Saturday night as part of the Stadium Series.
But it was the real-life penguins that stole the show at the Steelers’ Heinz Field prior to the game.
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Crosby, Kessel, Kunitz, Letang, Malkin, Murray and Sully came courtesy of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.
The gang's all here. pic.twitter.com/Oq8iNHqXan
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) February 26, 2017
And they were an instant hit on the ice:
— NHL (@NHL) February 26, 2017
Though their formations could have used some work.
— NHL on NBC (@NHLonNBCSports) February 26, 2017
The penguin players took to the ice like real pros:
REAL PENGUINS showed up to the Pittsburgh Penguins VS Philadelphia Flyers Stadium Series! 🐧🐧 pic.twitter.com/uhxni71Xlo
— Bar South N Celly™ (@BarSouthNCelly) February 26, 2017
And while he is no Penguin, Steelers’ Antonio Brown also gave fans a show:
— Antonio Brown (@AntonioBrown) February 26, 2017
The Penguins, no doubt aided by their fine-feathered friends, ultimately beat the Flyers 4-2.