The Pittsburgh Penguins honoured their veterans by wearing a special camouflage warm-up jersey in advance of their Nov. 11, 2011. The practice jerseys are available for purchase until Nov. 23. The set includes a camouflage jersey issued (but not worn) by Sidney Crosby.
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On November 11, 2011 the Pittsburgh Penguins teamed up with the Wounded Warrior Project and Operation Troop Appreciation to honor those that have served our country. Join us in honoring our veterans by bidding on a practice and warm-up worn camouflage jersey today! Proceeds benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and Operation Troop Appreciation through the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation.
The Wounded Warrior Project raises awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members; helps injured service members aid and assist each other; and provides unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members. Operation Troop Appreciation mission is to build and sustain the morale of deployed troops, enabling them to complete their missions with the assurance that the American public supports and appreciates their selfless service and daily sacrifices.