PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The pre-puck drop chant and towel wave might be becoming something of a tradition during the playoffs at PPG Paints Arena.READ MORE: UPMC: Health Information Of Some St. Margaret Patients Inappropriately Disclosed
Much like Ryan Shazier did prior to Game 1, Olympic gold medalist Amanda Kessel led excited Penguins fans in a rally just before the start of Game 2.
Iceburgh was there, too.
She is, of course, the sister of Penguins forward Phil Kessel.READ MORE: Heinz Field COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Fills Additional Appointments; AHN, Dick's Sporting Goods Team Up For Clinic
Amanda Kessel in the house!
Gold medal, Phil shirt, and all! 👍 pic.twitter.com/XOl4XdC8Zx
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) April 13, 2018
In February, she won the gold medal with Team USA women’s hockey at the Winter Games in South Korea. She contributed a goal during the shootout against Team Canada to help secure a win.MORE NEWS: State Police Give 10 Warnings To Pittsburgh Businesses Over COVID-19 Orders
Afterwards, Phil said of his sister, “It was a lot of pressure. They’re down 2-1 in the shootout and she kind of has to make it there. She made a great shot, and I’m proud of her.”