Dan Byslma made his return to Pittsburgh as an opposing coach after his five-plus seasons behind the Penguins’ bench, and it turned into a memorable event for one young fan.
After a puck hopped into the Buffalo Sabres’ bench, Byslma picked out a young fan and tossed him a souvenir. Or he tried to, at least, but an adult stepped in and pocketed the prize.
Fans mobilized quickly, calling for the situation to be rectified, and to their credit, the Penguins answered.
So in the end the kid got himself a puck and a little something extra from the hometown team.
-- Nate Mata