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.
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So in the end the kid got himself a puck and a little something extra from the hometown team.
-- Nate Mata