The 6-year-old daughter of a Pittsburgh sports radio host got one heck of a surprise Saturday when she opened her family home’s front door to find the Penguins’ equipment manager with the Stanley Cup.
“No, no, no!” Darran Dunlap said in delightful disbelief as Danny Kroll came to the door holding the massive trophy that the team won earlier this week by beating the Nashville Predators in six games.
Dunlap, who was diagnosed with leukemia last year, looked happy as she later posed with the Cup, which was almost as big as her.
This is the second time the Penguins have surprised Darran. Earlier this year, team President Mario Lemieux sent a letter and an autographed puck to her while she underwent treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Pittsburgh’s Children’s Hospital. According to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, childhood cases of this type of cancer have a remission rate of 98 percent after patients begin …
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