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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Some Pittsburgh Penguins players are had some fun off the ice prior to the start of the regular season.

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Two of them dressed up in Mario and Luigi costumes for a real life Mario Kart competition.

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Patric Hornqvist and Jake Guentzel hopped on mini tricycles and took some laps at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry Township on Tuesday.

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Hornqvist led most of the race, but Guentzel knocked him over just before he crossed the finish line.

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The Penguins will get back to business on the ice when they host the Washington Capitals on Thursday at PPG Paints Arena.