Pittsburgh Penguins Fans Overjoyed With Virtual Reality Expertise, Stanley Cup Surprise

Bristol, CT – April 22, 2016: Portrait of the Stanley Cup trophy (Photograph by Joe Faraoni / ESPN Photographs)

In celebration of the one hundred and twenty fifth anniversary of the Stanley Cup, various Pittsburgh Penguins followers obtained to see the trophy up shut each in digital actuality and actual life.

The NHL teamed up with promoting company R&R Companions for the expertise. At PPG Paints Area, residence of the defending Stanley Cup champion Penguins, followers have been invited right into a 20-foot delivery container with a small, black desk in it that has somewhat Stanley Cup duplicate sitting on it. Fans sat across the desk and placed on VR headsets to see historic Stanley Cup wins.

Then, the keeper of the cup, Phil Pritchard seems within the digital actuality world and invitations followers to succeed in out and contact the cup. And never simply in digital actuality.

When followers slipped the goggles over their eyes, Pritchard – who had been hiding behind a black curtain within the delivery container – had come out and quietly positioned the actual Stanley Cup on the desk. So when VR Pritchard tells the fan to succeed in out and contact it, his or her fingers will truly really feel the metallic.

A complete of ninety one followers have been capable of expertise the Stanley Cup.

“Holy (expletive),” one fan stated as she eliminated her goggles and realized the long-lasting trophy was truly in entrance of her. Some followers have been even moved to tears and others gave Pritchard hugs.