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Primanti's honors Penguins' HBK line with sandwich

| Thursday, May 19, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

The Penguins' third line of Carl Hagelin, Nick Bonino and Phil Kessel — the “HBK” line — has grown in popularity so much that it has its own sandwich.

Primanti Bros. on Thursday unveiled a triple-meat sandwich of ham, bacon and kielbasa. The restaurateur announced the sandwich would be available beginning Friday for a limited time.

Primanti's billed the sandwich as “large enough for Phil Kessel's unruly appetite” while still being “perfect for Hagelin, Bonino and all Pens' fans.”

“We watched the ‘HBK' line dominate the Lighting (on Wednesday) night, and after a few IC Lights, we jumped in the kitchen and started experimenting,” Marc Teklinski, Primanti Bros.' chief sandwich development officer, said in a news release. “After a late night in The Strip — BOOM, we created The HBK Sandwich.”

— Tribune-Review

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