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Former Penguins center’s dog hits charts with rendition of ‘Old Town Road’

Jonathan Bombulie
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
The Stars’ Marc Method is call for a cross check on the Penguins’ Josh Jooris, leading the Penguind first goal in the first period Sunday, March 11, 2018 at PPG Paints Arena.

There’s a good chance Josh Jooris’ dog is about to become more famous than he is.

Last Thursday, the former Penguins center posted a video on Instagram of his Australian Shepherd, Charlie, singing along when the Lil Nas X hit “Old Town Road” starts playing. The video went viral.

As of Monday morning, Jooris had 13,300 followers on Instagram (@joshjooris). Charlie had more than 20,000 followers (@aussiethecharlie).

Jooris, a 29-year-old center, played nine games for the Penguins after joining the team in a trade deadline deal in February of 2018. After playing last season in the AHL with the Toronto Marlies, he signed with Lausanne HC in the Swiss league.

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Jonathan Bombulie is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Jonathan by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .

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