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Penguins Take Page From Holiday Classic For E-Card To Fans

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- The Pittsburgh Penguins are giving their fans a "real nice surprise" this holiday season!

The Penguins have dedicated their online Christmas card to a holiday classic.

They're taking on "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation."

The video is already getting lots of attention online.

This is the Penguins like you've never seen them before.

"This season, you're invited to spend the holiday with us…" opens the video.

From Rob Scuderi to Sidney Crosby to Craig Adams to Pascal Dupuis, the e-card stars most of the players.

Many of them standing in for the title character of "Clark Griswold."

But Paul Martin and Evgeni Malkin give their best "Cousin Eddie" impressions.

And Kris Letang, Beau Bennett and Robert Bortuzzo take on snotty neighbors "Todd and Margo."

"Why is the carpet all wet, Bortz?... I don't know, Beau!"

But there are also guest appearances.

General Manager Jim Rutherford plays the role of Clark's boss, "Frank Shirley."

Radio announcer Mike Lange gives a top notch performance as "Uncle Lewis."

And television announcer Paul Steigerwald also makes a cameo.

So, get your eggnog and gather round your computer this holiday, Pens fans. And enjoy!

You can watch the whole thing below:

Click here to visit the Penguins' website.

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