Penguins change their goal song … and fans are not amused |

Penguins change their goal song … and fans are not amused

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Alex Galchenyuk (18) is congratulated by Evgeni Malkin after scoring against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh.

Change is sometimes difficult, and for some Pittsburgh Penguins fans, it’s inadmissible.

Case in point: the goal song.

Once Evgeni Malkin scored in the second period in the season opener against the Buffalo Sabres, Penguins nation was expecting to hear “Party Hard” by Andrew W.K.

You know:

But when Evgeni Malkin evened last night’s game against the Buffalo Sabres in the second period, the team went in a … different direction: House of Pain’s “Jump Around” was piped in PPG Paints Arena.

And, well, the reaction was not so hot.

Of course, some folks got a bit more introspective about the situation.

But then, we did find a few people who didn’t have a problem with the change.

“Party Hard” carried the team through its Stanley Cup wins 2016 and 2017, but after the last two underwhelming postseasons, it appears change is here.

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