Dear Kid,

Facts about The Penguins.

The Pittsburgh Penguins were founded in 1967—you weren’t alive then.

pittsburg penguins dear kid love momThe Penguins name came from the nickname of their home rink, the Igloo, formally known as the Civic Arena. Now they play at the PPG Paints Arena.

The gold triangle in the Penguin logo represents the golden triangle of downtown Pittsburgh.

The Penguins’ farm team (the Baby Penguins) play in Wilkes Barre, PA (which you knew).

Emperor Penguins are about 4 feet tall. Pittsburgh Penguins are taller.

Gentoo penguins are the fastest penguins in the water. Pittsburgh Penguins can beat Gentoos on the ice. The Gentoos don’t really care.

Love, Mom