Pittsburgh Penguins organization has been robbed

A literal theft has been committed!



The Pittsburgh Penguins recently retired the iconic jersey No. 68 of Jaromir Jagr, patching up the relationship with the former Penguins icon after he played for several other teams in his legendary career and also had spurned the Penguins in 2011 when he returned to the NHL after having taken his career back overseas for a brief time. 

And to add to the celebration, the Penguins were planning on giving away thousands of Jagr bobbleheads later this evening at PPG Paints Arena, but that's since been postponed. According to the Penguins, the shipment containing the thousands of collectibles has been stolen. 

“We were shocked to be a victim of cargo theft, and we are working closely with local and federal authorities on the investigation,” Penguins executive Kevin Acklin. “While this unfortunate incident adds to the legend of Jaromir Jagr, who will be in attendance as our guest at tonight’s game, we look forward to resolving this theft and delivering the prized Jagr bobbleheads to their rightful homes, with our fans.”

According to the Penguins, all fans that will be in attendance tonight at PPG Paints Arena will be receiving a voucher that includes a one-time scannable barcode that can be employed to pick up the bobblehead souvenir at a later date. 

The Penguins will be hosting the San Jose Sharks tonight, and fans will have to look forward to a different day to get their hands on their Jagr bobbleheads. It does take a pretty brazen act of thievery to pull something like this off, and we hope to see justice prevail and those responsible dealt with appropriately.

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