The Pittsburgh Penguins nailed this National Lampoon’s ‘Christmas Vacation’ spoof

That's the Griswold spirit.

 

Audra Schroeder

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Published Dec 20, 2014   Updated May 29, 2021, 10:37 pm CDT

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is a holiday classic, and one of the few Christmas movies that warrants marathon viewings (sorry boutcha, A Christmas Story). The Pittsburgh Penguins just took the 1989 film to the next level. 

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The hockey team not only parodied the movie for their “holiday e-card,” they actually inserted team members into scenes. Randy Quaid’s busted RV makes an appearance, as does Chevy Chase’s epic lighting ceremony. Yep, the killer squirrel is in there too. 

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*First Published: Dec 20, 2014, 3:02 pm CST