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It’s Sidney O’Clock for Lucky Group of Kids

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CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa — In what has become an annual thrill for a group of young hockey players, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and a handful of his teammates skated with about 100 Little Penguins, youngsters 4-9 who are involved in a free Little Penguins learn-to-skate program started by Crosby and supported by Dicks Sporting Goods.

Crosby initiated the program several years ago. Children who enrolled in the program were randomly selected for this special practice when they picked up their free equipment. Take a look:

 

Before he went on the ice with the kids, Crosby talked about the annual outing:

 

 

 

Shelly is the newest columnist and reporter for Pittsburgh Hockey Now. She was a Penguins beat writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and remains a contributor to The Hockey News. Catch her on Twitter @_shellyanderson

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