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Crosby, Malkin surprise subscribers on season-ticket delivery day

Penguins stars come out to thank fans, present packages to supporters

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have the perfect way to deliver tickets to their season subscribers.

Evgeni Malkin, Sidney Crosby, Kris Letang and the rest of the players became delivery boys Wednesday, surprising season-ticket holders with their ducats for the 2017-18 season.

Instagram from @penguins: Another successful season ticket delivery day in the books!

The Penguins delivering season tickets to subscribers at the start of each new season has become a tradition in western Pennsylvania, and the players seem to relish the opportunity to meet and thank their supporters.

Tweet from @penguins: Season tickets and smiles. Two things delivered by #Pens players today. �� pic.twitter.com/KjnLJZNo7U

Fans also took the opportunity to talk and play hockey with some of the world's best players. Letang, Pittsburgh's veteran defenseman, even learned to play a new game with some young fans.

Instagram from @penguins: Playing gaga with Kris Letang. That's doing season ticket delivery right!

The Penguins have won the Stanley Cup in the past two seasons after delivering tickets, so it just might be good luck as well.

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