Jaromir Jagr with a black cat
Holy crap, you guys — Hockey Players With Pets now has 10,000 followers (and just in time for Christmas, too)! I’m not big on celebrating milestones, but this is a big one.
To thank all of you for following, here’s a little gift for you: the top ten most popular posts* on HPWP.
10. Jaromir Jagr and a black cat (331 notes)
09. Sidney Crosby and his dog, Sam (332 notes)
08. Evgeni Malkin and a puppy (348 notes)
07. Brendan Gallagher and his cuddle buddy, Gus (352 notes)
06. Brendan Gallagher and Gus (yes, again) (398 notes)
05. Brandon Pirri and a kitten (411 notes)
04. David Backes getting dragged by a dog on the ice (576 notes)
03. Evgeni Malkin and his dog, Jeffrey (583 notes)
02. Bobby Ryan and his cats, Prince and Pelle (1,429 notes)
And the reigning champion with 1,491 notes is…
Niklas Hjalmarsson with a kitten! Because what’s cuter than a Swede smooching a tiny cat, right?
* Not counting reblogs (since I didn’t originally post them, it’s harder to figure out how many notes came posting them on this site) or videos (because I can’t put them into this fancy picture collage).
It’s finally the moment you’ve all been waiting for! The 2014 Penguins & Paws Calendar is now on sale! Featuring your favorite Pittsburgh Penguins players with some of our area’s homeless pets, you can order yours today at www.animalrescue.org/penguins-paws-calendar
All proceeds benefit the animals at our shelter & wildlife center! Thanks to the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation for making this fundraiser possible.
Last night, Pittsburgh Penguin Pascal Dupuis removed his own tooth & didn’t miss a shift. Now let’s get him to adopt this puppy!
THREE Penguins & TWO puppies! James Neal, Chris Kunitz, & Pascal Dupuis meet some of our newest puppies in this behind-the-scenes shot from the 2014 Penguins & Paws calendar photo shoot! The calendars go on sale soon & proceeds benefit the Animal Rescue League, the Official Animal Shelter of the Pittsburgh Penguins!
Tanger! Penguins defenseman Kris Letang gets ready to pose with Serene, one of our adoptable kitties, for the 2014 Penguins & Paws calendar! It goes on sale soon with proceeds benefiting the Animal Rescue League, the Official Animal Shelter of the Pittsburgh Penguins!
Paul Bissonnette and Bruce, his friend’s dog
Jason Williams and his dog, Harley