PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Three new players joined the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday, but just for one day.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 653 New Cases
Twelve-year-old Wyatt, 12-year-old Jonathan and 14-year-old Kenneth all “signed” special one-day contracts before the team’s practice at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry.READ MORE: Liana Wallace On 'Survivor' All-Black Alliance Falling Apart: 'Just Wanted Us To Make Top 8, Then We Can Have World War II''
The young Penguins fans were able to live out their dreams thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation chapters in Nebraska, Colorado and Ontario, Canada.
Jonathan, who was one of the children signed to a one-day contract today in cooperation with @MakeAWishPAWV: “You probably know how I feel, I’m speechless.”
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) January 5, 2019
Wyatt, Jonathan and Kenneth had breakfast in the locker room with members of the team and watched practice before joining some players on the ice.MORE NEWS: Wilkinsburg Police Search For Marvase Spell, Man Who Told Mother He Was Kidnapped
The three children and their families have also been invited to Sunday’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks.