Local

Boy’s Wish To Meet Sidney Crosby Comes True

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

CRAWLEY Dave Crawley
Dave Crawley joined KDKA in April of 1988 where he reports on the...
Read More

Pittsburgh Penguins
Upcoming Games

Buy Penguins Tickets Full Schedule
Wednesday Nov 26
vs. Maple Leafs
Friday Nov 28
vs. Hurricanes
Tuesday Dec 2
vs. Devils
Penguins Central
Shop for Penguins Gear
Buy Penguins Tickets

NHL Scoreboard
NHL Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Penguins practice at CONSOL Energy Center was attended by a special little fan Thursday morning.

Eight-year-old Matthew Jacko had a front row seat. So did his dad, his mom, and his grandfather, grandmother and sister.

The young fan from Monroeville has an inoperable brain tumor. The Penguins invited him to the practice session, and the Bruins game the night before.

Next stop, the Pens locker room.

“Hey look who this guy is,” says Matthew’s dad. “Who is that?”

“Sidney Crosby,” his son responds.

And so it is.

“He loves Sidney Crosby,” says Carey Mynahan-Jacko, the boy’s mom. “He likes to watch the games, and that’s the one player he recognizes almost immediately every time. So for him to meet Sidney was just awesome for him.”

Crosby signed a jersey for his fan, and then escorted the family on a private tour of the team facilities.

“For him to actually meet him, and for him to give us a tour, that was really awesome,” says Matthew’s dad.

Meanwhile, Matthew has a final thought for his new best friend: “I’m your biggest fan!”

RELATED LINKS:
More Penguins News
More Reports by Dave Crawley

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 6,245 other followers