When it comes to surprises at your front door, Sidney Crosby showing up with your Pittsburgh Penguins season tickets is pretty good. Not Ed McMahon showing up with a Publisher’s Clearinghouse Check for one million dollars good. More like the pizza you ordered getting there 15 minutes early, AND they screwed up and made it large instead of medium.
That’s what THE ASSOCIATED PRESS reports that Crosby, coach Michel Therrien and eight other players did on Wednesday as they went door-to-door delivering season tickets to 35 randomly chosen fans. It seems like a great publicity stunt, but knowing the financial peril the Penguins have recently been in, I think it’s more likely that this was a cost-cutting measure by the Penguins, cheaper than UPS.